NCJFCJ and UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Provide Updates and Recent Developments in Adoption & Family Law

Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law conducted an informative summit on recent developments in adoption and family law in April 2015. The Honorable Justice Nancy Saitta, Supreme Court of Nevada, and the Honorable Judge Michael Nash (ret.), Los Angeles County Superior Court, were expert … [Read more...]

EMPLOYERS Chief Information Officer Richard Hallman Named Technologist of the Year by Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Hallman will accept the award from Mayor Hillary Schieve at the 2015 NCET Awards Dinner at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

RENO, Nev. - Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) has recognized Richard P. Hallman, executive vice president and chief information officer of EMPLOYERS (NYSE:EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist, as Technologist of the Year. Hallman will accept the award from Mayor Hillary Schieve at the 2015 NCET Awards Dinner at the Atlantis Casino Resort … [Read more...]

Dermody Properties Starts Construction on Las Vegas Industrial Facility

Dermody Properties started construction on LogistiCenter Cheyenne in the Interstate 15 corridor of Las Vegas.

Construction Starts on Warehouse/Distribution Facility in North Las Vegas Submarket Dermody Properties has started construction on LogistiCenter Cheyenne, a 381,804 SF distribution facility on 20 acres in the Interstate 15 corridor of Las Vegas. LogistiCenter Cheyenne is located at 4025 East Cheyenne Avenue, two miles east of Interstate 15. The key West Coast markets of Los … [Read more...]

USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Chapter Welcomes Steve Lopes as Keynote

“The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” is the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job.

CFO and COO will deliver USC athletics update at inaugural Scholarship Gala Reno, Nev – “The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” That’s the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job. Lopes is the CFO and COO, USC athletics, and has been an integral member of the athletics department for 30 years. It’s part of … [Read more...]

Trending in Henderson

Today, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city and consistently ranked on “Best Of” lists from safety to livability.

From a company town to a city companies want to be in: Henderson has trended towards the feel of a hometown community while evolving to meet the needs of residents and businesses. In the 1930s, Henderson housed builders working on Boulder Dam. During World War II the Basic Magnesium Plant in Henderson processed magnesium. Those workers left after the war, but Henderson … [Read more...]

Green Schools Not Right for Nevada

As districts begin to build new schools, they should focus on kids, not environmental activists New school buildings are coming to Nevada, and if recent years are any indication, the push to build those schools to “green” standards will be as strong as the push that led lawmakers to authorize 10 additional years of bonding without voter approval to fund the construction of … [Read more...]

If You Build It, Will They Come?

Nevada’s industrial market, devastated by the recession, has now recovered to the point where developers have returned to the market with “spec” projects.

Construction Returns to Nevada’s Industrial Market Nevada’s industrial market, which was devastated by the recession, has now recovered to the point where developers have returned to the market with “spec” projects (those built in advance of a contract or buyer). Now that 2014 year-end numbers have been tallied and evaluated, commercial real estate experts agree that the … [Read more...]

Retail Summary: Fourth Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The overall vacancy rate for the Las Vegas Valley anchored retail market in the fourth quarter of 2014 was 11.4 percent. The vacancy rate increased 0.4 points, from 11 percent in the third quarter. However, vacancies were down 0.3 points, from 11.7 percent compared to the same time in 2013. While the vacancy rate rose, the general trend still shows that the … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: April 2015

Nevada Business Indicators: April 2015. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “second” estimate for fourth quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.2 percent, lower than the 2.6 percent growth first reported. Compared to the “advanced” estimate, changes in private inventories increased less and nonresidential fixed investment increased more. Personal consumption expenditures, residential investment, … [Read more...]

NCJFCJ Supports the American Probation & Parole Association’s Issue Paper Risk and Needs Assessment

Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announces its support of the American Probation & Parole Association's Issue Paper Risk and Needs Assessment, recognizing the need to apply science to courtroom practice and procedure to improve outcomes for those we serve. Risk and needs assessment instruments are tools that provide … [Read more...]

IQ Technology Solutions Named to Managed Service Provider 500 List by CRN

Company Recognized for Exemplary Approach to Delivery of Managed IT Services Reno, Nevada – IQ Technology Solutions, a Nevada based statewide information technology management firm, announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as the only Nevada firm to make the MSP Pioneer 250 list. This annual list … [Read more...]

Richard B. Bennett is First Non-Judicial Board Director Elected to NCJFCJ

NCJFCJ has elected Richard B. Bennett, founding partner of Durbin Bennett Private Wealth Management, LLC, as their first non-judicial director.

Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Richard B. Bennett, founding partner of Durbin Bennett Private Wealth Management, LLC, as their first non-judicial director. Richard Bennett has more than twenty-five years of experience working with affluent individuals, families and their closely held entities providing integrated … [Read more...]

MassMedia Hires Sean Corbett as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Planning

MassMedia announced the agency has hired Sean Corbett.

LAS VEGAS ­– Kassi Belz, president of MassMedia, a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm with offices in Las Vegas and Irvine, California, announced the agency has hired Sean Corbett as vice president of digital strategy and planning. In his new role, Corbett guides an experienced team of marketing professionals to provide a wide variety of digital … [Read more...]

Former Regional Transportation Commission CFO Joins KNPB Board

RENO, Nev. — KNPB introduces native Nevadan, Thomas Taelour, CPA, as the newest board member of the local PBS Member Station. Taelour, worked as the CFO for the Regional Transportation Commission for more than three decades. Specializing in financial planning, financial reporting and analysis, financial operations and agency management, Taelour contributes a wealth of … [Read more...]

Barbara Smith Campbell Joins The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that veteran tax policy expert Barbara Smith Campbell will merge her firm, Consensus LLC.

Veteran tax policy expert to lead regulatory affairs for the regional firm The Ferraro Group, a public relations and public affairs firm with offices in Reno, Las Vegas, Carson City and Phoenix, announced that veteran tax policy expert Barbara Smith Campbell will merge her firm, Consensus LLC., with the regional communications company, effective immediately.  Campbell will … [Read more...]

NCJFCJ Works to Improve Practice with Servicemembers and Military-Connected Families Who Come in Contact with Juvenile and Family Courts

NCJFCJ Works to Improve Practice with Servicemembers

Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) National Summit on Courts and the Military has convened. This gathering of high level experts in the field of military, juvenile and family law is designed to help improve practice in juvenile and family law cases involving service members, ​reservists, veterans and their families. “In an effort … [Read more...]

Morgan Rubenacker Joins The Builders Alliance as Marketing Director

Morgan Rubenacker has joined The Builders Alliance as the Marketing Director.

Morgan Rubenacker has joined The Builders Alliance as the Marketing Director. In this role, Rubenacker is in charge of the website content and blog, social media management, public relations, and event planning. Morgan is a recent Reno transplant from Illinois. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Western Illinois University, and prior to joining the Builders … [Read more...]

A New Hope: Power Poll 2015

This year marks the thirteenth annual Power Poll conducted by Nevada Business Magazine.

With the recession having reaffirmed Nevada’s “Battle Born” motto, this recovery has added a new twist on another name for this state, the Silver State. Company owners and executives are seeing the silver lining in a tough economy as businesses grow and are leaner and more efficient than ever. And, while hopeful of the sustainability of this growth, executives remain cautious, … [Read more...]