Tenth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for future healthcare educators.

Legacy Celebrating its 10th 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, Healthcare Heroes was born with 10 … [Read more...]

The Smile Shop Pediatric Dentistry Welcomes Two Dentists to Prac

The Smile Shop Pediatric Dentistry, a locally owned practice in northern Nevada, has brought on two new doctors, Dr. Katie Foster and Dr. Whitney Garol.

The Smile Shop Pediatric Dentistry, a locally owned practice in northern Nevada, has brought on two new doctors, Dr. Katie Foster and Dr. Whitney Garol. Dr. Katie Foster attended Reed High School, then California Lutheran University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Foster received her dental degree at the University of Nevada, Las … [Read more...]

Heart & Soul: Nevada’s Downtowns

Nevada’s major metropolitan spots haven’t yet achieved that to the degree desired according to experts.

Downtown areas, the core of every city, should provide a central gathering place for all residents and attract visitors and businesses as well. However, Nevada’s major metropolitan spots haven’t yet acheived that to the degree desired according to experts. Most development and redevelopment momentum stalled during the recession. Today, however, several Nevada cities, along with … [Read more...]

Industrial Team Formed at Sperry Van Ness

Sperry Van Ness / Gold Dust Commercial Associates announces the addition of two new advisors to create an Industrial Office team in the Reno, NV office.

Local Sperry Van Ness Office Forms Industrial Team in Reno, Nevada RENO, NV – Sperry Van Ness / Gold Dust Commercial Associates, a franchise of one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate investment brokerage firms, announces the addition of two new advisors to create an Industrial Office team in the Reno, NV office. Amanda Eastwick, Senior Advisor, and Casey … [Read more...]

Tech in Nevada

Economic development in Nevada has a direct, deliberate, effect on Nevada’s technology industry.

Economic development in Nevada has a direct, deliberate, effect on Nevada’s technology industry. Then again, Nevada’s technology industry is having a definite effect on economic development. It’s like the old Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups commercials – where the collision of chocolate and peanut butter create a happy symbiosis. In this case, the combination is intentional. … [Read more...]

Dawn Gibbons, Former First Lady of Nevada, Joins the NCJFCJ

Dawn Gibbons, former First Lady of Nevada and the only First Lady to be a state legislator, has joined the NCJFCJ as vice president of development.

Dawn Gibbons, former First Lady of Nevada and the only First Lady to be a state legislator, has joined the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) as vice president of development. Gibbons has championed fundraising and public awareness for many important causes, including autism, domestic violence, human trafficking, drug addiction and the military. … [Read more...]

J.A. Solari & Partners Grows With The Addition Of Two New Accountants

J.A. Solari & Partners LLC is proud to announce two new members of the team, Monika Hatfield and Amanda Seabert.

RENO, Nev.- J.A. Solari & Partners LLC is proud to announce two new members of the team, Monika Hatfield and Amanda Seabert. Both women bring unparalleled knowledge and an exceptional set of skills to the company. Monika Hatfield joins the team as a senior staff accountant with a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and has experience as a … [Read more...]

VEA Announces 2015 Annual Scholarship Winners

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to recognize hard-working students across its service area, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, recently announced the recipients of its 2015 annual scholarships. Following a comprehensive review of submitted applications, the cooperative awarded four post-secondary education scholarships to … [Read more...]

Around the State: June 2015

U.S. Trade and Development Agency Partners with Nevada Industry Excellence Nevada Industry Excellence (NIE), a resource for manufacturing businesses, has partnered with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) through the Making Global Local program. The program connects companies to USTDA’s export promotion programs. ArrowData Receives FAA Approval to Operate Drones for … [Read more...]

Adam Kiefer joins Nevada State Bank

Nevada State Bank announced that Adam Kiefer has joined the bank as vice president, business development officer.

RENO – Nevada State Bank announced that Adam Kiefer has joined the bank as vice president, business development officer. In his role, Kiefer will work to increase the bank’s presence in northern Nevada and improve the customer experience through relationship building. Kiefer brings years of financial and customer service experience to his new role. Before joining Nevada … [Read more...]

USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Chapter Welcomes Steve Lopes as Keynote

“The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” is the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job.

CFO and COO will deliver USC athletics update at inaugural Scholarship Gala Reno, Nev – “The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” That’s the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job. Lopes is the CFO and COO, USC athletics, and has been an integral member of the athletics department for 30 years. It’s part of … [Read more...]

MassMedia Hires Sean Corbett as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Planning

MassMedia announced the agency has hired Sean Corbett.

LAS VEGAS ­– Kassi Belz, president of MassMedia, a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm with offices in Las Vegas and Irvine, California, announced the agency has hired Sean Corbett as vice president of digital strategy and planning. In his new role, Corbett guides an experienced team of marketing professionals to provide a wide variety of digital … [Read more...]

VEA Announces Elections

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Members of Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) in districts 1 and 3 have the opportunity this year to select the individuals who will represent their communities on the cooperative’s democratically elected Board of Directors. District 1, which includes residents of Pahrump south of Nevada Highway 372, will finalize its election during a district meeting … [Read more...]

Barbara Smith Campbell Joins The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that veteran tax policy expert Barbara Smith Campbell will merge her firm, Consensus LLC.

Veteran tax policy expert to lead regulatory affairs for the regional firm The Ferraro Group, a public relations and public affairs firm with offices in Reno, Las Vegas, Carson City and Phoenix, announced that veteran tax policy expert Barbara Smith Campbell will merge her firm, Consensus LLC., with the regional communications company, effective immediately.  Campbell will … [Read more...]

Pamela Duxbury Joins The Builders Alliance as Outreach Coordinator

Pamela Duxbury has joined The Builders Alliance as Outreach Coordinator.  In this role, Duxbury will focus on Construction Workforce Development as well as coordinating activities with local non-profit organizations. A Reno native with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Nevada-Reno, Duxbury has worked in the advertising/marketing field and is Past … [Read more...]

Minor Advertising Names Jennifer O’Harra Partner

Minor Advertising President Jimmy Minor announced the promotion of long-time employee and daughter, Jennifer O’Harra.

RENO, NV—Minor Advertising President Jimmy Minor announced the promotion of long-time employee and daughter, Jennifer O’Harra to partner and vice president of the 29-year-old advertising agency. Beginning in January 2015, the agency will become Minor O’Harra Advertising. The fourth-generation Nevadan earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Nevada, … [Read more...]

NCJFCJ Receives $10.3 Million to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Nationwide in 2014

The NCJFCJ received a total of $10.3 million in new and continuing grants during the fiscal year ending in 2014.

(Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) received a total of $10.3 million, a 29 percent increase from the previous year, in new and continuing grants during the fiscal year ending in 2014. The NCJFCJ, based on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, is devoted to ensuring justice and improving outcomes for families and children in courts … [Read more...]

J.A. Solari & Partners Announces Two New Hires

J.A. Solari & Partners is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff accountants to its strategic team of tax and accounting professionals.

Reno-based accounting firm grows internally RENO, Nev. — J.A. Solari & Partners is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff accountants, Jing Chen and Joanna Kardys-Stone, to its strategic team of tax and accounting professionals. As staff accountants, Chen and Kardys-Stone will be in charge of preparing financial statements and tax returns for entities and … [Read more...]

Economic Forecast: 2015 Preview

This year’s predictions offer more good news, a trend that was reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast last year.

Economists and industry analysts can, and will, argue over whether an economic recovery is as strong as numbers seem to indicate. However, they do agree the numbers show Nevada’s economy is on track to strengthen and add more jobs in 2015 because many of the impediments to faster growth have subsided. The unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in more than five … [Read more...]