Nevada State Bank Provides Free Financial Education to Thousands Throughout Nevada

LAS VEGAS – As the state’s oldest and largest state-chartered bank, Nevada State Bank believes it has a responsibility to provide financial education to people throughout Nevada. Each year, Nevada State Bank employees volunteer to teach classes to school children and adults on topics ranging from budgeting and saving money to preventing identity theft and using credit … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Helps Award $300,000 Affordable Housing Grant

ELKO – Nevada State Bank presented a $300,000 Affordable Housing Program grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco to Community Development, Inc., for its 40-unit rental project, Winchester Court, under construction in Elko. Winchester Court will serve residents earning from 40 to 50 percent of area median income with a portion of units reserved for households … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Promotes Micah Phillips to Marketing Director

Nevada State Bank has promoted Micah Phillips to marketing director.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has promoted Micah Phillips to marketing director. Phillips will oversee all marketing communications such as advertising, merchandising, community relations and events, in addition to continuing to direct the bank’s product team. Nevada State Bank President and COO Terry Shirey said the promotion will create a strong functional alignment … [Read more...]

Project 150 Appoints Meli Pulidoand Harper Ko to Board of Directors

Project 150 has appointed Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to its board of directors.

LAS VEGAS – Project 150 has appointed Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to its board of directors. Pulido served as executive director of Project 150 for two years. Ko joined the Project 150 advisory board in early 2015, prior to her being appointed to the board of directors. As executive director of Project 150 from February 2013 to February 2015, Pulido was responsible for helping … [Read more...]

TISOH Helps Create First National Standard for Hotel Concierges

NEW ORLEANS ­– The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) with Les Clefs d’Or USA and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) announced the creation of the Certified Hotel Concierge (CHCSM) credential, which is the result of their joint efforts to establish a global professional standard for hotel concierges. The announcement came during Les Clefs … [Read more...]

CALV, Xceligent Report Documents Las Vegas Commercial Real Estate Comeback

CALV shows continued progress in all major sectors of the commercial real estate market in Southern Nevada vacancy rates all improving during the second quarter of 2015.

LAS VEGAS – A report released by Xceligent and the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) shows continued progress in all major sectors of the commercial real estate market in Southern Nevada, with office, industrial and retail vacancy rates all improving during the second quarter of 2015. “This is another example of how our industry is turning the corner and coming back,” … [Read more...]

Find Out What’s Hot in Back-to-School Fashion as Downtown Summerlin Presents “Geek Chic”

July 25 Event to Include Fashion Shows, Entertainment, Giveaways and More LAS VEGAS – Enjoy a day of fun, fashion and back-to-school savings at “Geek Chic,” the first back-to-school event to be held by the The Howard Hughes Corporation at Downtown Summerlin, scheduled for Saturday, July 25, from noon to 7 p.m. Camouflage prints, grunge, flannel, biker inspired leather and … [Read more...]

PDQ and Vegas PBS Partner to Benefit Veterans and Services for the Deaf and Blind

PDQ is joining forces with Vegas PBS to help veterans and bolster services for the deaf and blind.

LAS VEGAS – PDQ, a rapidly growing restaurant brand known for its fresh, affordable chicken tenders, salads and sandwiches, is joining forces with Vegas PBS to help veterans and bolster services for the deaf and blind. With the coming of a second location – set to open on Sunday, July 12 at 3010 W. Sahara Ave. – PDQ is ramping up its annual fundraising initiatives to raise … [Read more...]

JW Advisors Promotes New Assurance Services Manager and Senior Associate

LAS VEGAS – JW Advisors, a leading Nevada CPA firm, is pleased to announce William Hinsdale’s promotion to assurance services manager and John Hansen’s promotion to senior associate. “William and John have exceled at helping our clients meet their goals for success,” said Kirk Jacobson, founder and partner of JW Advisors. “Day in and day out they provide collaborative client … [Read more...]

GLVAR Reports Home Sales, Prices Post Double-Digit Increases from One Year Ago

Local home sales and prices posted double-digit increases in June compared to one year ago, according to a report released Wednesday by the GLVAR.

LAS VEGAS – Local home sales and prices posted double-digit increases in June compared to one year ago, according to a report released Wednesday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during June was $220,000, up 10.1 percent from $199,900 one year ago. Meanwhile, the median … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names Amin Aminian Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager

RENO – Nevada State Bank has named Amin Aminian assistant vice president/branch manager of northern Nevada service staff, where he will oversee branch staff, client services and banking operations. Joining Nevada State Bank in 2014, Aminian brings with him 23 years of experience in banking, excelling in relationship and business development. Throughout his career he has held … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Hosts Webinar “HR Insights: From Hiring to Firing”

  L AS VEGAS – Managing your most valuable asset – your employees – can mean the difference between success and failure in today’s competitive marketplace. For a discussion on this topic, Nevada State Bank presents a free webinar, “HR Insights: From Hiring to Firing,” on Tuesday, July 28, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time. Our panelists will discuss HR issues and noteworthy … [Read more...]

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank Welcomes Rich Justiana

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank has brought veteran private banker Rich Justiana to the team.

LAS VEGAS – The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank has brought veteran private banker Rich Justiana to the team.  As vice president/senior private banking officer, Justiana serves the complex needs of high net-worth and high-income individuals and their families, assisting clients with a full range of personalized financial services. “Rich has a proven track record of serving … [Read more...]

Urban Expositions Selects Xpert Expo as Exclusive Partner

LAS VEGAS – Xpert Exposition Services, a rapidly growing national exposition company specializing in trade shows, corporate events and exhibits, announced it has forged an exclusive partnership with national trade show management company Urban Expositions. Urban Expositions currently produces and manages a portfolio of 35 events covering six sectors. Since 2008, Urban … [Read more...]

Urology Specialists of Nevada Welcomes New Doctor Craig Hunter

Craig Hunter has joined Urology Specialists of Nevada, where he will practice in all aspects of urology.

LAS VEGAS – Craig Hunter has joined Urology Specialists of Nevada, where he will practice in all aspects of urology. “Dr. Hunter's experience and skill set make him a valuable part of our practice,” said Dr. Robert McBeath, founder of Urology Specialists of Nevada. Previously, Dr. Hunter was a fellow in the 2014 Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the … [Read more...]

PDQ Restaurant Hiring More Than 60 Positions for Second Southern Nevada Location

PDQ salads and sandwiches, is now hiring more than 60 people for its second Southern Nevada location, opening in July at 3010 W. Sahara Ave.

LAS VEGAS - PDQ, a rapidly growing restaurant brand known for its fresh but affordable chicken tenders, salads and sandwiches, is now hiring more than 60 people for its second Southern Nevada location, opening in July at 3010 W. Sahara Ave. In March, PDQ opened its first local restaurant at 3737 W. Craig Road in North Las Vegas, which was also its first location west of … [Read more...]

Kate Patay Wins 2015 CIC Pacesetter Award

Kate Patay has won national recognition from the CIC, the largest association for the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry in the country.

LAS VEGAS – Kate Patay, a faculty member at The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), has won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council (CIC), the largest association for the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry in the country. The CIC recently announced its 2015 Pacesetter Award recipients, including Patay, who is the executive director of … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names Javier Montano Branch Manager

Nevada State Bank has named Javier Montano branch manager for its Nellis Stewart branch located at 305 N. Nellis Blvd in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Javier Montano branch manager for its Nellis Stewart branch located at 305 N. Nellis Blvd in Las Vegas. Bilingual in Spanish and English, Montano will oversee the branch staff, client services and banking operations. With a 25-year banking career in California to guide him, Montano joined Nevada State Bank in 2014 as a retail … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Launches Online Tool to Help Consumers Explore Their Loan Options

LAS VEGAS – As consumers are demanding more technology to help them make educated financial decisions, banks are responding by providing online tools they can access in the privacy of their home or office, when and where it’s convenient for them. On June 1, Nevada State Bank launched a new comparison wizard to help borrowers explore their personal loan options, whether they … [Read more...]