How Do You Know You Have the Right Employees?

Six Nevada executives share how they know that they have the right employees.

“When employees live and breathe your core values. When employees put the team, company and customer above themselves, that’s how you know you have the right people.” Kelsey Martin | Director of People and Culture, Bristlecone Holdings “You know you have the right employees when you can see that people are excited about what they do. When people enjoy their work they have … [Read more...]

What would be a person’s first impression of you?

Six Nevada executives share what they believe another person's first impression of them would be.

“A strength of character that shows itself through integrity in action and a genuine commitment to create a positive work environment.” Lynn W. Mitchell, CHA | Chairman of the Board, Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association and Vice President of Operations, Soleil Management - “I think they’d find me understated, but driven, especially when it comes to my family. My … [Read more...]

What is your favorite charity?

What is Your Favorite Charity?

“Candlelighters of Southern Nevada is special to me because of the support, education, hope and advocacy they provide families of children with cancer. It’s important for these families to know they are not alone and that someone cares.” Justin Brown | Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Southwest Gas “My most compassionate feelings go out to the single-parent homeless. Our … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber hosts I CAN BE events at Foothill, Silverado

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host the I CAN BE program, geared to help local freshmen better plan for their future and achieve their goals.

Feb. 12, March 14 events help high school freshmen plan for their futures HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host the I CAN BE program, a one-day event geared to help local freshmen better plan for their future and achieve their goals. This year the program will take place at two high schools, at Foothill High School, 800 College Drive, Wednesday, … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber Announces 14th Leadership Henderson Class

Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The 28 community and business leaders will receive more than 30 hours of professional leadership development training, which began with a two-day kickoff event in October and will continue through May. … [Read more...]

Manufacturing in Nevada: Focus on Education, Jobs and the Future

Manufacturing in Nevada, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking.

No one with an eye on this state’s economic future should minimize the importance of manufacturing which, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking. “The manufacturing sector is still reeling from the recession,” says Frank Woodbeck, director of the department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) for the State … [Read more...]

Leadership Henderson graduates 13th class in program’s history

23 members will graduate from Leadership Henderson program with ceremony May 17 HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson, a program under the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will graduate its 13th graduating class Friday, May 17. The graduates will join the more than 245 existing alumni who have completed the program since its inception in 2000. Many program … [Read more...]

Rick Stater: Tronox

Rick Stater, Plant Manager, Tronox

Plant Manager Henderson How did you first get into your profession? [I had an] interest in chemistry and engineering in high school, so I got a Chemical Engineering degree in college. What do you like most and least about your industry? Most is the diversity of areas of interest available within this profession and least would be the loss of such businesses in the … [Read more...]