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...]

Jason Champagne: Trusted Dental Partners

Meet Jason Champagne, DDS CEO of Trusted Dental Partners.

CEO Reno What do you want your legacy to be? I would like my legacy to be that I embedded the right values and advocacy of responsible approach to business throughout our organization and the dental industry. When you were a kid, what did you want to be? Having a dentist for a father, it was always very clear that I had tremendous opportunity to follow in the family … [Read more...]

Building a Healthy Economy

Until recently, the term “medical tourism” largely referred to Americans traveling out of the country looking for affordable healthcare.

Until recently, the term “medical tourism” largely referred to Americans traveling out of the country looking for affordable healthcare in technologically advanced but less expensive venues, from Mexico to Thailand and parts in between. Now the term is starting to come home, often referring to domestic travel of American citizens within U.S. borders, traveling to find the … [Read more...]

Office Summary: Fourth Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas office sector reported positive net absorption for three consecutive quarters in 2014. By the end of the year, the office market vacancy rate was 23.6 percent. The latest vacancy rate is up 0.2 percentage points from the prior quarter, but it has declined 0.7 percentage points from a year ago. During the fourth quarter of 2014, One Summerlin … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: March 2015

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

The “advance” estimate for fourth quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent, much lower than the 5.0 percent growth experienced during third quarter 2014. Personal consumption expenditures, nonresidential fixed investment, residential investment, changes in private inventories and state and local government spending made … [Read more...]

Reno Corks & Kegs Event to Raise Money for Nevada Health Care

Corks & Kegs guests will be able to sample a wide range of wine, spirits and craft beers, along with hors d’oeuvres and live music.

RENO – Enjoy live music and libations for a good cause at the second annual Corks & Kegs fundraiser for the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) Perry Foundation on Saturday, March 14, at 5 p.m. at JA Nugget in Sparks. Corks & Kegs guests will be able to sample a wide range of wine, spirits and craft beers, along with hors d’oeuvres and live music. Proceeds from … [Read more...]

Nevada Business Owners Express Concerns Over NLRB Overreach to Sen. Heller

Las Vegas, NV – Several Las Vegas area local business owners and representatives met with Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) to express their concerns with recent and pending actions of the National Labor Relations Board that would significantly expand the definition of joint employer. Should that occur, it would alter the employer-employee relationship and undermine local business … [Read more...]

Gov. Sandoval Reappoints Dr. Jason Champagne to the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners

SPARKS, Nev. — Jason Champagne, DDS and CEO of Champagne Family Dentistry, serves a second three-year term on the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners, reappointed by Governor Sandoval. As one of the youngest members on the board, Dr. Champagne proudly aids in administering state clinical licensing exams, guaranteeing that only qualified professionals are licensed to … [Read more...]

Nevada Homebuilders, Other Voices: Restore Balance, Fairness to Chapter 40

AB 125 will correct out-of-control housing defect litigation Las Vegas, NV –  This week the Nevada legislature is taking up meaningful reform of a broken “Chapter 40” construction defect law that is costly for homeowners and builders alike, the Nevada Home Builders Association reports. AB 125, strongly supported by the homebuilders and others, would restore the intent of … [Read more...]

The NCJFCJ and University of Nevada, Reno Speak Out About Sexual Assault and Victim Trauma

First-of-its kind symposium for the region Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) are hosting a symposium of community leaders to stand against sexual assault and build a healing community for victims. A Healing Community: The Effects of Sexual Assault and Trauma on the Victim will take place … [Read more...]