First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More...]

Perry Ursem Joins Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Perry Ursem has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Perry Ursem has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion. As economic development efforts in Nevada continue to evolve at the state and regional levels and through cooperative efforts between agencies, Ursem will transition from the Nevada Governor’s… [More...]

Gordon Silver Honored as Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Gordon Silver Ltd. was selected as Southern Nevada’s Pro Bono Firm of the Year. The award was part of the 13th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, put on by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada earlier this month. The event honors community volunteers who donate time to assist low income clients with legal issues.… [More...]

Orion Network Solutions Opens Office in The Rob Roy inNEVation Center

LAS VEGAS, NV – Orion Network Solutions, a full service IT partner specializing in network administration, IT systems design, web development and graphic design for both federal and private sector clients, recently moved to The Rob Roy inNEVation Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Orion Network Solutions’ client-base includes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the West Virginia… [More...]

LVGEA Efforts Making $1.5 Billion Impact on Southern Nevada

A total economic impact of more than $1.5 billion will be generated for Southern Nevada from start up, expansion and relocation assistance. This is according to a recent announcement made by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA).  The organization and its regional economic development partners provided assistance to 62 businesses which will create 2,640 new… [More...]

The Rob Roy inNEVation Center Supports Startups and Fosters Economic Growth in Las Vegas

The Rob Roy inNEVation Center Supports Startups and Fosters Economic Growth in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, NV – TicketCake.com, an event management technology platform enabling event organizers to sell tickets online, is a thriving and growing startup that has made Las Vegas home. The company benefits from the resources provided by The Rob Roy inNEVation Center, the first public/private economic diversification… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Advanced Technology, Manufacturing, and Financial Companies Have Been Approved for Incentives in Southern Nevada

The Governor's Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives for companies relocating or expanding into Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas – Continuing with the goal of reducing the state’s unemployment rate and promoting its business friendly environment, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives on July 11 for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. Among the notable incentives approved today were: eBay, the world’s largest… [More...]

Switch On-boards 64 Small Business Clients in 60 Days

High Demand for Single Cabinet Space Means Additional Growth for Switch LAS VEGAS, NV – Switch, the developer of the renowned SUPERNAPS, the largest, best-designed technology ecosystems in the world, is rapidly selling single cabinet space to meet high customer demand for secure, cost-effective and scalable colocation, connectivity and cloud services. Over the last 60 days, Switch has… [More...]

Karey Juencke Rounds Out the LVGEA’s New Economic Development Team

Karey Juencke

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced the appointment of Karey Juencke to the position of Economic Development Coordinator. As economic development coordinator, Juencke serves as a liaison to public, private and non-profit organizations for business attraction, creation, expansion and retention activities. She also provides project management and analytical support by conducting… [More...]

LaunchKey Announces Public Beta Hosted at Switch SUPERNAP

Secure, Password-free Authentication Application Built on Joyent Cloud LAS VEGAS, NV – LaunchKey, a secure approach to sign on or authenticate without passwords by using a multi-factor authentication process on a smartphone or tablet, launched its private beta in May and plans to launch its public beta on July 1. During the private beta, hosted at the Switch SUPERNAP, LaunchKey invited… [More...]

Vice President of Global Foundation Services for eBay to Speak at Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Board of Trustees’ Meeting

eBay's Dean Nelson to Speak at LVGEA Board of Trustees’ Meeting

World-renowned speaker, Dean Nelson, to address eBay efforts, efficiencies and investments (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced today that Dean Nelson, Vice President of Global Foundation Services for eBay Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the June Board of Trustees’ breakfast and networking business meeting. A world renowned speaker on data and sustainability… [More...]

Acclaimed Economic Development Expert Jonas Peterson to Join the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance as Chief Operating Officer

Jonas Peterson

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Jonas Peterson has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer for the organization. In his position, Peterson will assist in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon broad organization goals and objectives, while integrating advanced economic development strategies,… [More...]

Nicholas & Co. Announces Las Vegas Distribution Center

Nicholas & Co. Announces Las Vegas Distribution Center

(North Las Vegas, Nev.) — Peter Mouskondis, president and chief executive officer of Nicholas & Co., announced that plans have been completed to open a distribution center in the city of North Las Vegas, Nev. “This is an exciting time for Nicholas & Co.,” said Mouskondis. “For over 70 years we’ve serviced our customers from… [More...]

The Rob Roy inNEVation Center Hosts Author and Publisher Phil Simon

Author and Publisher to Present Seminar on the Business of Writing and Publishing at The Rob Roy inNEVation Center on Friday, June 7 LAS VEGAS – May 31, 2013 – Phil Simon, five-time author, president and founder of Motion Publishing, will host an all-day seminar on the business of writing and publishing at The Rob Roy inNEVation Center in… [More...]

Chris Zunis Named Senior Vice President Economic Development for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

Chris Zunis

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Chris Zunis has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President of Economic Development. Zunis has been with the organization since February 2006 serving as Vice President of Economic Development. He is currently in charge of attracting and assisting… [More...]

Economic Development Leaders Urge Nevada Legislature to Pass AB 413

AB 413 would create jobs and put Southern Nevada on a level playing field (LAS VEGAS) – Today, economic development leaders from the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced their support for AB 413, a bill currently being considered by the Nevada Legislature. AB 413 is enabling legislation that would give the Clark County Board… [More...]

Carol Cooper Named Director of Administrative Services for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

Carol Cooper

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Carol Cooper has been appointed to the position of Director of Administrative Services. Cooper began her career with the Nevada Development Authority in 1989 as an accounting specialist and was promoted to financial manager in 2001. With more than 24… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Several Companies that Have Been Approved for Tax Incentives in Nevada

(Las Vegas) — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives today for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. The approvals come on the heels of several other approved incentives last month, showing that companies from all over the world are interested in what Nevada has to offer.… [More...]

UniteMe.org Earns Top Spot at 2013 Las Vegas Startup Weekend Hosted by The Rob Roy inNEVation Center

UniteMe.org Earns Top Spot at 2013 Las Vegas Startup Weekend Hosted by The Rob Roy inNEVation Center UniteMe.org is a cause-related marketing website comprised of UNLV students LAS VEGAS – May 10, 2013 – The Rob Roy inNEVation Center hosted the fourth annual Las Vegas Startup Weekend held May 3-5. More than 120 participants pitched ideas, with 13 teams forming around… [More...]

Rob and Stella Roy Recognized at the Las Vegas Honors St. Jude “An Affair of the Art” Grand Gala

CEO and Founder of Switch and The Rob Roy inNEVation Center Recognized for Local Philanthropic Efforts LAS VEGAS – May 8, 2013 – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Las Vegas honored Switch CEO and Founder Rob Roy and wife Stella Roy for their philanthropic contributions to the community during the Las Vegas Honors St. Jude “An Affair of… [More...]