Internationally Recognized Speaker and Human Behavior Expert Shares Speaking Skills to Aspiring Nuclear Scientists

LAS VEGAS – Dan Lier, author, human behavior and requested speaker from Las Vegas, shared his expertise with the next generation of nuclear scientists at a prestigious University of Nevada, Las Vegas summer program. Funded by the Department of Energy, UNLV is one of four universities in the United States specializing in developing the next generation… [More...]

Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top is presented by the UNLV TCA 490: Meeting & Events Capstone class and supported by donations from the community.

Las Vegas, NV – Join us for a night of fun, music and fundraising! The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) TCA 490 Capstone class will be hosting a silent auction and charity mixer on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Tam Alumni Center on… [More...]

Joanna Myers Joins Gordon Silver

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Joanna M. Myers has joined our firm as an associate in our Las Vegas office.

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Joanna M. Myers has joined our firm as an associate in our Las Vegas office.  She will be a member of our Intellectual Property and Entertainment & Sports practice groups. “We are happy to have Joanna join our team,” said Gordon Silver managing partner Gregory E. Garman, “She… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The LVGEA welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors. On May 1, 2014, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect five community leaders to join the board. These new members will help continue to build public and private sector relationships to bolster a new… [More...]

A Future of Change: Economic Development

At the top of the economic development wish list is unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, presenting one of the biggest opportunities for Nevada.

Nevada, because of its narrow focus on three industries, was devastated by the recession and eventually led the nation in foreclosures and unemployment. As both the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expands Product Management Team

Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues. Adrick Akoopie is assistant vice president/bankcard manager, focusing on support of the bank’s consumer and business credit card products and working with bank colleagues to find tailored solutions to meet clients’ credit card needs. Akoopie is an experienced business banker in… [More...]

Kevin Welch Named Design Director for EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Kevin Welch has been named the firm’s design director.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Kevin Welch has been named the firm’s design director. With over 15 years in architecture, Welch brings extensive knowledge and experience working in the hospitality, commercial and healthcare fields. As design director for EV&A, Welch works closely with firm principals, clients and the project… [More...]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a “world-class” veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the… [More...]

Two Hospitality Industry Leaders Win National Honors

Two top administrators from The International School of Hospitality have won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council.

LAS VEGAS – Two top administrators from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) have won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council (CIC), the largest association for meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry organizations in the country. The CIC announced this month its 2014 inductees into the CIC Hall of Leaders and third class of Pacesetter Award… [More...]

Nevada State Bank names Erica Benson branch manager

Nevada State Bank has named Erica Benson branch manager for its West Sahara branch, where she oversees banking operations and client services.

LAS VEGAS  – Nevada State Bank has named Erica Benson branch manager for its West Sahara branch, where she oversees banking operations and client services. Benson has been with Nevada State Bank for more than 10 years, holding numerous positions, including professional banker, branch service manager, business center manager, territory sales manager and small business… [More...]

Las Vegas Home Prices See 2.7 Percent Increase

Las Vegas home prices ticked up 2.7 percent in February – even as the valley saw fewer homes selling. According to statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), the median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during February was $190,000, up from $185,000 in January. Total existing homes,… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Adds Duncan and Yu to Marketing Team

Nevada State Bank named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team.

LAS VEGAS — Nevada State Bank recently named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team. Duncan will be responsible for the daily execution of the Bank’s social and online strategies in addition to digital special projects. A recent graduate of the University of Nevada,… [More...]

Educating Nevada’s Workforce: Higher Education in Nevada

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy.

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy. A top flight, community-involved system of higher education is a draw for new industries looking to locate within a state. There’s a need for research institutions, an educated, trainable workforce and a healthy feeder K through 12 school… [More...]

Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power… [More...]

Matthew Burns, Associate AIA Named Vice President of EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president. As part owner of EV&A, Burns brings more than 12 years experience in commercial and industrial projects and is familiar with all phases of work, ranging from entitlements to contract administration. He is an integral part… [More...]

Volunteers in Medicine Welcomes New Board Member Cortney S. Warren

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member. VMSN is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care. As a VMSN board member, Warren will assist in initiatives focused on improving and safe-guarding… [More...]

Colliers International – Las Vegas Senior Associate Receives CCIM Designation

LAS VEGAS – Mike Mixer, managing partner of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced Senior Associate Stacy Scheer, CCIM, LEED Green Associate, has received her Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. As a CCIM, Scheer has been recognized as an expert in the disciplines of commercial investment real estate. Scheer received her CCIM designation after… [More...]

Carole Fisher of Nathan Adelson Hospice Honored as 2013 Non-Profit Healthcare Hero

Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero at the eighth annual Healthcare Heroes event for Southern Nevada on Sept. 10 at Green Valley Ranch. The awards dinner, sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Nevada Business Magazine, celebrates outstanding… [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2013

View the Nevada Healthcare Heroes 2013 honorees and sponsors. Over 160 Healthcare Heroes have been honored and thousands donated to Nevada schools.

The Healthcare Heroes Legacy Now in its eighth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholorships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State,… [More...]

Creating New Opportunities: Executive Education in Nevada

Nevada offers various executive educations opportunities, from courses to degrees designed specifically for middle to upper management.

In today’s competitive job market and with evolving technologies, it’s not unusual for corporate executives to pursue additional education, whether to increase their knowledge in specific areas, update or acquire skills, discover new trends or even learn new management styles. Nevada offers various academic opportunities, from courses to degrees, some of them new, designed specifically… [More...]

TBAN Launches “#TBAN DesertSol 3000”

Raising Funds and Creating Awareness for UNLV’s Team Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV – June 11, 2013 – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Solar Decathlon Team, Team Las Vegas (solardecathlon.unlv.edu), is a finalist in the U. S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.  UNLV’s selection as one of twenty teams to participate is a triumph for… [More...]