Rob Gaedtke Named CEO of KPS3; Stephanie Kruse to Remain President and Chairperson of the Board

Rob Gaedtke has been named CEO of KPS3, a marketing and technology company based in Reno, Nev.

RENO, Nev. — Rob Gaedtke has been named CEO of KPS3, a marketing and technology company based in Reno, Nev. with a satellite office in Las Vegas. Stephanie Kruse, the company’s founder, will remain president and chairperson of the board. “Rob has consistently shown exceptional leadership and vision, as well as excellent operational and financial… [More…]

McDonald Carano Wilson Announces New Associate

McDonald Carano Wilson LLP Managing Partner John Frankovich announced that Chandeni Sendall has recently joined the firm as an associate.

RENO, Nevada – McDonald Carano Wilson LLP Managing Partner John Frankovich announced that Chandeni Sendall has recently joined the firm as an associate. Sendall received her Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and received a Master of Science degree in economics and a Bachelor… [More…]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Physical Therapist

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently hired Physical Therapist, Rhea Agbayani PT, who will be working at the company’s Windmill clinic, 1525 E. Windmill Lane, Suite 202, Henderson. Agbayani has been a practicing physical therapist for more than 14 years in the Philippines and United States. Immediately prior to joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy,… [More…]

Whitney Peak Hotel Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

Reno’s First Non-Smoking, Non-Gaming Hotel Now Part of Nation’s Largest Point-Based Loyalty Program for Independent Hotels Reno, NV – January 21, 2015 – Whitney Peak Hotel, a luxury hotel located in downtown Reno, announced a partnership with Stash Hotel Rewards, the largest point-based rewards program for independent hotels in the U.S. As a result of… [More…]

Reno Home Prices Rose Steadily in 2014

Home prices in Reno-Sparks rose throughout 2014, with million dollar homes claiming a bigger piece of the market and pushing up the overall sales volume.

More Growth Expected in 2015 ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. – Home prices in Reno-Sparks rose throughout 2014, with million dollar homes claiming a bigger piece of the market and subsequently pushing up the overall sales volume. The median price of home in Reno-Sparks rose 15 percent to $245,000 and the average price rose 12 percent to $290,302.… [More…]

artLIVE! Announces Roster of Fashion Designers to Present at Event

artLIVE! is pleased to announce the lineup of fashion designers for the January 29 event at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

LAS VEGAS  artLIVE!, a philanthropic affair merging fashion and art in a unique showcase to benefit The Modern Art Museum and The Las Vegas Fashion Council is pleased to announce the lineup of fashion designers for the January 29 event at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  Each of the designers will present several of… [More…]

Minor Advertising Names Jennifer O’Harra Partner

Minor Advertising President Jimmy Minor announced the promotion of long-time employee and daughter, Jennifer O’Harra.

RENO, NV—Minor Advertising President Jimmy Minor announced the promotion of long-time employee and daughter, Jennifer O’Harra to partner and vice president of the 29-year-old advertising agency. Beginning in January 2015, the agency will become Minor O’Harra Advertising. The fourth-generation Nevadan earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Master’s Degree in Communications… [More…]

Tahoe Home Prices Continued to Rise in 2014 More Growth Expected in 2015

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. – Lake Tahoe real estate continued to climb last year, as median and average home prices increased seven and four percent (respectively), throughout 2014. The median price of a home in Lake Tahoe is $475,000, while the average is $807,088. The figures are part of a report released by Lake Tahoe-based real estate… [More…]

NCJFCJ Receives $10.3 Million to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Nationwide in 2014

The NCJFCJ received a total of $10.3 million in new and continuing grants during the fiscal year ending in 2014.

(Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) received a total of $10.3 million, a 29 percent increase from the previous year, in new and continuing grants during the fiscal year ending in 2014. The NCJFCJ, based on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, is devoted to ensuring justice and… [More…]

Nevada Eating Disorder Treatment Center Hires New Marketing Director

ate Sedinger brings expertise and passion for behavioral psychology to Center for Hope of the Sierra.

Kate Sedinger brings expertise and passion for behavioral psychology to Center for Hope of the Sierras RENO, Nev. – Nevada’s only specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras (CFH), welcomes Kate Sedinger as the new marketing director. Sedinger brings a breadth of knowledge and passion to the position after working as… [More…]

Medical Education: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare in Nevada

An ample supply of providers could transform the Silver State into a destination for healthcare.

Medical education in Nevada is growing and is poised for significant expansion. Collectively, the current and proposed changes will eventually go far in reversing the state’s shortages of medical students, physician residency programs, doctors and nurses. “Everything is about everybody getting bigger, everybody getting successful,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada… [More…]

Game Changers: Economic Development in Nevada

Nothing paints a clearer picture of the results of economic development than the Silver State.

Nothing paints a clearer picture of the results of economic development than the Silver State. Nevada has transitioned from a state with the highest unemployment rates in the country to a state welcoming Tesla to its economy, breaking ground on a 12,000-home master planned community, launching one of the first-of-its-kind interactive medical communities with Union… [More…]

The Retail Market: Recovering with Measured Expectations

Real estate brokers and developers are dampening their expectations for the retail market in Nevada over the next couple of months and for the rest of 2015.

With a New Year upon us, real estate brokers and developers are dampening their expectations for the retail market in Nevada over the next couple of months and for the rest of 2015. Nevertheless, all of them see positive trends for the market and some reason to remain optimistic. “We are clearly in a recovery,”… [More…]

Monitoring Employees’ Computer Use in the Age of Encryption

The right to monitor the performance of an employee by monitoring computer use is recognized by most courts when the employer is a private, as opposed to a governmental, employer. Indeed, in some instances the right to monitor becomes a duty to monitor. Thus, an employer who receives a complaint of sexual harassment and fails… [More…]

Around the State: January 2015

Cox Activates 500 Wi-Fi Hotspots in Las Vegas Cox Las Vegas has launched the first of 500 hotspots that have been installed around the Las Vegas Valley. The launch came on the heels of a ribbon-cutting for a Henderson Cox Solutions store. The Las Vegas hotspots are part of a 300,000 nationwide hotspot network being… [More…]

Retail Summary: Third Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada In the third quarter of 2014, the Las Vegas retail market reported a vacancy rate of 9.1 percent. The latest period represents a decline of 0.1 percentage point compared to the prior quarter (Q2 2014). Compared to a year ago (Q3 2013), the retail vacancy rate has declined 0.3 percentage points. Anchored retail… [More…]

Business Indicators: January 2015

Business Indicators: January 2015

The “second” estimate for third quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 3.9 percent, higher than the 3.5 percent growth initially reported. In the revision, personal consumption expenditures and nonresidential fixed investment increased more than previously estimated, while private inventory investment decreased less. Residential investment, federal government spending,… [More…]

What Are Your Hopes for the New Year?

Six Nevada executives share what their hopes are going into the New Year.

“My resolution is to lose the same 5 pounds I resolved to lose last year.” Terry Fator | Headliner, The Mirage – – “My hope is that we can engage philanthropists, individuals and business leaders to join our mission in providing opportunity and choices for our students. Every adult has the power to make a… [More…]

Reno Gordon Silver Attorney Anjali Webster Named Treasurer of Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Anjali D. Webster was recently selected as the Treasurer for the Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association.

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Anjali D. Webster was recently selected as the Treasurer for the Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association. Webster is also currently a board member and will serve as Treasurer throughout 2015. “I’m honored to be selected as an officer with this group,” Webster said. “I’m in great company with… [More…]

Five Ways Business Owners Can Stay Out Of Hot Water

Generalizing, unless the business is a non-profit, one of a business owner’s primary goals is to make money.

Almost every person or business is regulated by the government in some manner. For instance, in order to drive, one must obtain a driver’s license and register their car. Professionals such as attorneys, real estate agents, accountants or mortgage brokers must obtain specialized licences from the state.  Businesses in specialty industries – such as gaming… [More…]

GLVAR Reports Local Home Prices Bounce Back, While Housing Sales and Supply Slip

Statistics released by the GLVAR show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada bounced back above the $200,000 mark

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada bounced back above the $200,000 mark as fewer homes were sold and listed for sale. GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during November was $202,000. That’s up… [More…]

Nevada Association of Realtors Announces LeadershipNVAR Graduates

NVAR its LeadershipNVAR 2014 program and were recognized during a graduation ceremony.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced that 13 of its members completed its LeadershipNVAR 2014 program and were recognized during a graduation ceremony held Dec. 5 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno. This marks the program’s 15th annual graduating class, according to 2014 NVAR President Kolleen Kelley. The comprehensive program is designed to… [More…]