Kristina Barry Named Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Kristina Barry has been appointed to the position of Strategic Initiatives Coordinator.

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Kristina Barry has been appointed to the position of Strategic Initiatives Coordinator. In her new position, Barry provides assistance on various policy issues for the LVGEA, including its initiatives surrounding education, tech transfer, transportation, land use, unmanned aerial systems, and workforce development.  In addition, she is… [More...]

Andrew Doughman Named Communications Director for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Andrew Doughman has been appointed to the position of Communications Director for the organization.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Andrew Doughman has been appointed to the position of Communications Director for the organization. Doughman, an experienced journalist, has written for the Las Vegas Sun, the Nevada News Bureau, the Seattle Times, the Orlando Sentinel, and the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.  A University of Washington graduate, Doughman has… [More...]

Ariel Land Named Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for the organization. Having extensive experience within the advertising, promotions and special events industry, Land looks to further the vision of the LVGEA to help Southern Nevada thrive in a global economy.… [More...]

Nevada’s 2014 Economic Forecast: The Way the Wind Blows…

This year’s predictions offer more good news than has been reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast in the last few years.

When it comes to fortune telling, nothing is ever certain, but a handful of industry experts share their thoughts on Nevada’s economy in 2014. This year’s predictions offer more good news than has been reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast in the last few years. While most business executives are proceeding with caution,… [More...]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the… [More...]

Finance Expert Steven Maniago Named Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Analysis for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The LVGEA announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization. An expert in finance with more than 20 years of experience, Maniago previously served as the senior Director for Finance and Business Development for… [More...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Releases its Strategic Plan

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) announced several developments related to regional economic development.

Plan Calls for a Larger Budget and an Investment Campaign for Economic Development  (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) announced several developments related to regional economic development. Among the developments is the release of the LVGEA Strategic Plan to the public. The plan was endorsed unanimously by the LVGEA Executive Committee and… [More...]

Nevada Economic Development Board Approves Incentives for Companies to Relocate or Expand in Southern Nevada

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) recently announced the approval of a series of incentives for companies relocating or expanding in Southern Nevada. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board approved incentives on July 11 for eBay, Barbour Well Inc., CSI PrePrint, LLC, SolarCity, BodyBuilding.com, Consumer Portfolio Services, Creative Tent International and Pathion Inc.… [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...]

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...]

Brendan Leake Named Economic Development Coordinator for LVGEA

Brendan Leake

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Brendan Leake has been appointed to the position of Economic Development Coordinator. Leake, a 10-year resident of the Las Vegas Valley, will assist with the development of Southern Nevada for the LVGEA. His role as Economic Development Coordinator is… [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...]

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...]

Kathy Parker Named Senior Executive Administrator and Free Trade Zone Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Kathy Parker has been appointed to the position of Senior Executive Administrator and Free Trade Zone Coordinator.  Parker will provide operational and administrative support to the LVGEA Executive Committee and Board of Trustees and all sub-committees. Her role… [More...]

Las Vegas Delegation Makes Inroads with Chinese Companies

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s recent trip to China resulted in positive connections with Chinese companies that have shown interest in expanding into Nevada. This is according to an announcement made by Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the organization.  Making the trip was Skancke, LVGEA’s Chris Zunis, and Governor’s Office of Economic Development members… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Makes Positive Strides in China

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

(Las Vegas) — In an effort that follows its new mission of “global outreach,” Tom Skancke, president and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, announced today that the organization’s recent trip to China resulted in positive connections with Chinese companies that have shown interest in expanding into Nevada. Only a few weeks… [More...]

Stacey Ceragioli Named Manager, Finance for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

Stacey Ceragioli

(Las Vegas) –The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Stacey Ceragioli has been appointed to the position of Manager, Finance. Ceragioli, a 15-year resident of the Las Vegas Valley, earned an Associate in Applied Science degree from The Berkeley School of Business. Prior to the appointment of… [More...]

Morgan Bunker Named Vice President of Economic Development for LVGEA

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 9th

Morgan Bunker Named Vice President of Economic Development for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (Las Vegas) – (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Morgan Bunker has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Economic Development. Bunker, who is bilingual, holds more… [More...]

Chaad Taylor Named Special Projects Coordinator for LVGEA

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 1st

Chaad Taylor Named Special Projects Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Chaad Taylor has been appointed to the position of Special Projects Coordinator. Taylor will oversee various projects within the LVGEA, ensuring their timely completion through supervision… [More...]