Family Owned Businesses 2015

As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards.

Congratulations to the 2015 Family Owned Business Finalists As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards. With over 240 companies having been honored over those five years, this event provides much needed recognition to hardworking business owners throughout the state. However, without the support of the sponsors, … [Read more...]

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association Launches Women in Lodging State Chapter

The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association (NHLA) in partnership with the American Hotel and Lodging Association has launched the Nevada state chapter of Women in Lodging. The industry-wide forum is exclusively for female hospitality professionals presenting an opportunity to connect with top professionals nationwide, gain career momentum, develop leadership competencies and … [Read more...]

Workplace ESL Solutions Offers ‘Sensational Spanish Saturday’ on January 17, 2015

Workplace ESL Solutions, is planning a day-long Spanish immersion training program scheduled for Saturday, January 17.

Half of the hospitality workers in southern Nevada speak Spanish, yet many of us can’t communicate with them. Ronna Timpa, founder of Workplace ESL Solutions, is planning a day-long Spanish immersion training program scheduled for Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Fairfield Inn, 3850 South Paradise Road, in Las Vegas. The event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. will feature training on … [Read more...]

Johnson Jacobson Wilcox Celebrates America Through Fourth of July Art Contest

Russell Oberhelman, Adrienne Morgan and John Hansen of Johnson Jacobson Wilcox CPAs announced the winner of the firm's annual art contest.

Russell Oberhelman, Adrienne Morgan and John Hansen of the Las Vegas-based Johnson Jacobson Wilcox CPAs visited E.W. Griffith Elementary School  to announce the winner of the firm's annual art contest during the end-of-the-year assembly. Fifth graders submitted artwork for the contest, depicting whey they are proud to be Americans. Phoebe Ray’s  winning artwork will be … [Read more...]

Workplace ESL Solutions’ Ronna Timpa Serving TESOL

Ronna Timpa has been installed as the English in occupational settings representative for The International Association for Teaching ESL (TESOL).

Ronna Timpa, founder of Workplace ESL Solutions, has been installed as the English in occupational settings representative for The International Association for Teaching ESL (TESOL), a world-wide organization with more than 12,000 members. Timpa's role  includes fielding questions regarding workplace English as a second language from TESOL members internationally. She is … [Read more...]

Make Sure Your Email Trails Follow the Right Path

Email is an important form of communication, but we all receive so many emails, that managing them all can be a time-consuming task.

We communicate to inform, persuade and educate. Communication is also essential to build and sustain any relationship, for obvious reasons. In my job, as in many, the more frequent and positive the communications are, the better. We communicate in many ways, but one of the most prominent and frequent is email. Email is an important form of communication, but we … [Read more...]

Ronna Timpa of Workplace ESL Solutions Named WODA Award Winner for Education Category

NAWBO Southern Nevada recognized Ronna Timpa as one of 12 top business women at the 15th Annual Women of Distinction Awards (WODA) luncheon this month.

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Southern Nevada recognized Ronna Timpa of Workplace ESL Solutions as one of 12 top business women at the 15th Annual Women of Distinction Awards (WODA) luncheon this month. Timpa was named a Women of Distinction in the “Education” category. According to NAWBO Southern Nevada President, Valerie Parker, “This annual … [Read more...]

What do you hope the legislators will accomplish this session?

Executives Weigh in on 2013 Nevada Legislature

“I hope legislators recognize the importance of homeowners associations and the value of maintaining common areas for the members and the state as a whole.  Reasonable legislation is needed to support boards’ efforts rather than more legislative over-reach.” Anne Calarco, CMCA,AMS, PCAM • President & Managing Partner, Level Property Management “I hope the legislators … [Read more...]