With federal changes looming and challenges at the local level, healthcare is an industry in turmoil. Addressing the challenges and the bright spots, healthcare executives recently met to discuss where the industry is headed and what businesses can expect moving forward. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. The … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Healthcare
“The most significant changes I’ve witnessed is the evolution of our community and state to accommodate the arts, energy, technology and other great industries!” Valerie Clark | President, Clark & Associates (24 years in Nevada) “One of the greatest things I’ve seen is Southern Nevada’s evolution into a true entertainment destination. We now have world-class restaurants … [Read more...] about What Is the Most Significant Change You’ve Seen in Nevada?
Women in business have more opportunities than ever before and are excelling in leadership roles across a variety of industries in the Silver State while paving the way for future generations. Recently, female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to share their insight on the struggles facing women in business and the opportunities still … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Women in Business
Melissa Davies, a Benefits Solutions Consultant for Reno-based Clark & Associates, has been elected to the board of directors of the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association. Davies will serve as vice president of membership for NNHRA. She has more than 10 years experience working with human resources professionals and employers to develop comprehensive … [Read more...] about Melissa Davies Elected to NNHRA board
RENO – The Nevada Builders Alliance has partnered with Clark & Associates and Solutions at Work to provide a full suite of cost-effective employee benefits and human-resources services to members of the Builders Alliance. “This innovative agreement allows builders of all sizes to cost effectively offer employee benefits that are competitive to those provided by large … [Read more...] about Nevada Builders Alliance, Clark & Associates Partner to Provide Benefits, HR Services
Altus Insurance Group, a respected provider of property and casualty insurance coverage for businesses and individuals in northern Nevada, has joined forces with Orgill/Singer Associates Inc., a major independent insurance brokerage headquartered in Las Vegas. Reno-based Altus Insurance will continue to operate under the same name. Valerie Clark, the president of Altus, and … [Read more...] about Altus Insurance, Orgill/Singer Associates Join Forces
The healthcare industry, over many years, has been undergoing a gradual but major shift in how insurers pay providers. Against that backdrop, the state began implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) mandates, several of which the federal government has delayed or amended since. The ACA or Obamacare, as it has become known, has caused additional … [Read more...] about Health Insurance Update: The Real Cost of Healthcare
Congratulations to the 2014 Family Owned Business Finalists It isn’t easy running a business, especially a family-owned business. Late hours, little to no salary and foregoing vacations can sometimes be exacerbated by family squabbles and employees that know the boss just a little too well. Nevertheless, family-owned businesses are the backbone of Nevada’s economy. This … [Read more...] about Family Owned Businesses 2014