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Anthony D. Slonim, M.D.

February 10, 2016 — 

Anthony D. Slonim, M.D., president and CEO of Renown Health, was nominated for Modern Healthcare’s ’50 Most Influential Physicians Executives and Leaders.’

Dr. Slonim was one of only 150 persons nominated, including one of only 30 in the western United States and the only one in Nevada.

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Nems Scarim

February 10, 2016 — 

Nems Scarim has been named business development manager for Creative Coverings, a Reno-based, national linen rental and sales company.

Scarim She previously owned her own catering business and has more than 28 years experience in special event sales and marketing.

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Danielle Roehm

February 9, 2016 — 

Danielle Roehm has been named patient experience coordinator at Northern Nevada Medical Center.

Roehm previously served as service excellence coordinator/patient experience manager at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals in Henderson, Nev.

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Amy Preston

February 9, 2016 — 

Amy Preston has been named general manager of the new Courtyard by Marriott Reno Downtown hotel.

Preston, who has more than 20 years experience in hotel management, previously held general manager positions with Residence Inn, Courtyard by Marriott and Hilton Garden Inn. She has held positions at properties in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, N.M., Oakland, Vacaville, Calif., and Fresno, Calif.

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Amy Lessinger

February 9, 2016 — 

Amy Lessinger, broker/owner of RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of trustees of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN).

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Siani Nau

February 8, 2016 — 

Siani Nau has been hired as business development manager for the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau.

Nau has more than 12 years of varied professional PR and Marketing experience working at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe.

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Tracy Hattery, Michelle Molyneux, Sherry Paiement

February 8, 2016 — 

Tracy Hattery, Michelle Molyneux and Sherry Paiement have joined Nevada State Bank as mortgage lenders.

Hattery will be based at the bank’s Sparks Prater branch.

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Shelagh Danna

February 8, 2016 — 

Shelagh Danna has joined Dermody Properties as assistant development manager in the West Region office in Reno.

Danna previously worked in an investment and development associate role at KTR Capital Partners.

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Scott Morey, Bryce Warner

February 8, 2016 — 

Scott Morey and Bryce Warner have joined the staff at The Applied Companies, an employment staffing company.

Morey was hired as sales manager.

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Stephanie Clemo Hanna

February 8, 2016 — 

Stephanie Clemo Hanna has joined Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors as a financial advisor.

Hanna previously worked in the mortgage industry for more than 10 years as well as in sales and marketing for Arbors Memory Care Community.

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Lauren Jaffie

February 8, 2016 — 

Lauren Jaffie has been hired as linen specialist for Creative Coverings, a Reno-based, national linen rental and sales company.

Jaffie has previous experience in marketing and event planning.

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Denise Wagner

February 8, 2016 — 

Denise Wagner has joined the Fernley office of Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate as a Realtor.

Wagner has previous experience in real estate.

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Erik Taylor

February 8, 2016 — 

Erik Taylor has been hired by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest as the district ranger of the Austin-Tonopah Ranger District.

Taylor will succeed Steven Williams, who retired from the position after 11 years.

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Cyndy Brown

February 8, 2016 — 

Cyndy Brown, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate, has earned her Certified Residential Specialist designation.

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Raymond Solorzano

February 8, 2016 — 

Raymond Solorzano, an agent with RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, was presented with the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award.

The award honors agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company.

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Kurt Hoge

February 8, 2016 — 

Kurt Hoge of Reno Typographers has earned the primary professional credential of certified advertising specialist from Promotional Products Association International.

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Miriano "Max" Ravazzolo

February 8, 2016 — 

Miriano “Max” Ravazzolo, CEO of MB America, Inc., in Reno, was presented the ESGR Patriot Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve of Nevada for his support of the military.

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USGBC awards

February 8, 2016 — 

Honorees for the US Green Building Council-Nevada Chapter for the 2016 Leadership Awards were:

Advocacy award: David Bobzien, Reno City Councilman.

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Chase agent awards

February 8, 2016 — 

Jack Coté, an agent in the was named Chase International agent of the year in the Reno/Carson Valley area; while Alison Elder of the Truckee office was named agent of the year for the Lake Tahoe area;

Chad Kendall was named rookie of the year and JoAnn Corriera was referral agent of the year. Both worked out of the Reno office. Also recognized from the Reno office were Michelle and Mike Sturge for number of listings taken, and Tina and Terry Ross for most volume sold.

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Leadership Reno Sparks 2016 class

February 8, 2016 — 

Members of the Leadership Reno Sparks Class of 2016 were: Alexis Riggs, owner, Orangetheory Fitness; Amy Ginder, assistant director, Management and Leadership Programs, University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies; Andy Ladd, director of sales, Whitney Peak Hotel; Angel Janos, Ebara International Corp.; Blane Harding, director, The Center for Student Cultural Diversity, University of Nevada, Reno; Brie Bertges, victim advocate, Reno Police Department; Brooke York, learning and development consultant, Microsoft Corp.; Bryan Dagerman, design engineer, PK Electrical; Chrissy Crawford, supervisor of surgical and orthopedics, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center; Christina McKinney, recruitment and SU support specialist, Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada; CJ Bawden, manager of sales and marketing, individual products, Hometown Health; Corinne Dickman, managing librarian, Washoe County Library System; Dave Lawrence, morning anchor, KOLO-TV; David Sandler, assistant news director, Sinclair Broadcast Group; Gigi Bradley, senior client strategist, Benefit Resource Group; Jamie Rodriguez, government affairs coordinator, Lewis Roca Rothgerber; Jason Patterson, president, Martin-Ross and Associates; Jon Klaich, corporate relationship manager/vice president, Nevada State Bank; Jordan Woods, Realtor, Miner Realty of Nevada; Karen McClenahan, business systems analyst, NV Energy; Lisa Wiltshire Alstead, attorney, McDonald Carano Wilson; Luke Rippee, senior agent, Nevada Gaming Control Board; Meghan Meagher, director of volunteer services, Renown Health; Michael Boreham, branch manager, United Federal Credit Union; Michelle Bays, supervising criminal investigator/PIO, Washoe County District Attorney’s Office; Pete Krall, lieutenant, Sparks Police Department; Rikki Hensley-Ricker, development director, Bristlecone Family Resources; Robert Sandoval, project manager/estimator, RHP Mechanical Systems; Ross Blaine, senior project manager, Q&D Construction; Sarah Polito, communication specialist/public sector services manager, Waste Management; Scott Shaw, lieutenant, Reno Police Department; Shannon Hardy, detention operations manager, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office; Shelby Hunt, RN/director of emergency services, Northern Nevada Medical Center; Stephanie Arroyo, Branch Manager, Greater Nevada Credit Union; Ted Ohm, facilities project manager, Reno Tahoe Airport Authority; Todd Kerfoot, special operations and safety manager, REMSA; Ward Sutton, general manager, Hidden Valley Country Club; and Zanny Marsh, executive director, American Red Cross of Northern Nevada.

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NCET board

February 8, 2016 — 

Thomas Burnham, Jon Edmondo and Holly O’Driscoll have been re-elected to one-year terms on the board of directors for the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, a nonprofit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology.

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NNCCF board

February 8, 2016 — 

Steve Erger was elected 2016 president of the board of directors for the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation.

Also elected to the board for the were: Amy Riley, Red Carpet Events and Design, vice president; Ryan Gilbrech, Morgan Stanley, treasurer; and Shirley Folkins-Roberts, Panattoni Development, secretary.

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Kidder Mathews hires

February 3, 2016 — 

J. Michael Hoeck, Michael Nevis, Dave Simonsen and Steve Kucera have joined the industrial division for Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm that just opened an office in Reno.

Hoeck was named senior vice president and managing partner, Nevis and Simonsen were both named senior vice presidents and Kucera was hired as vice president.

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Jake Dorst

February 2, 2016 — 

Jake Dorst, chief information officer for the Tahoe Forest Health System, was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know.”

Evelyn Klatt

February 2, 2016 — 

Evelyn Klatt has been named marketing director for the Reno Phil, a preforming arts organization.

Klatt was creative services director at Innerwest Advertising and Public Relations and worked with the Nevada Military Support Alliance. She also teaches press release writing classes to small business owners in Reno’s Midtown district.

Klatt graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with dual bachelor’s of arts degrees in French and journalism, with an emphasis in advertising.

Lindsay Minor

February 2, 2016 — 

Lindsay Minor has been promoted to chief marketing officer of LP Insurance Services, Inc.

Minor most recently was the company’s strategic communications manager.

She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno.

John Kristich

February 1, 2016 — 

John Kristich has been named vice president of development for Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

Kristich has managed architecture, design and construction for casino hotel projects including Mandalay Resort Group, Gold Strike Resorts, Circus Circus Enterprises, Millennium Partners, Baha Mar Development Company and W.A. Richardson Builders.

CBSRE hires

February 1, 2016 — 

Jim Perry, Jennylyn Jenkins, Kim Williams and Cassandra DeLaurentis have joined the staff at Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate.

Perry will work out of CBSRE’s office in Reno.

Perry began his career in real estate in 1989, spending 10 years working with residential investment property owners in the Lake Tahoe area and then moved to Reno to continue his career. He also worked in the Dean of the Academic Board’s office for the United States Military Academy and resigned in 1989 to pursue a career in Real Estate.

Perry graduated from USMA in 1979 and earned an MBA in real estate finance and entrepreneurship from Indiana University in 1987.

Jenkins will work at CBSRE’s office in Carson City.

Jenkins has previous experience as a real state agent and also worked in interior design. She also was a former dispatcher for the Carson City Sheriff’s Department for more than five years.

Williams and DeLaurentis will work for CBSRE’s office in Zephyr Cove.

Williams has owned a couple of small businesses including a mobile rock wall, property management, and various family ventures.

She majored in business administration while attending Sierra Nevada College.

Delaurentis has more than 20 years of real estate experience in Nevada and California including rental and sales of vacation homes around Lake Tahoe.

Jennifer Chappell

February 1, 2016 — 

Jennifer Chappell has been promoted to financial advisor for Reno Wealth Advisors.

Chappell has eight years of experience in financial service.

She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno where she majored in international business.

Annette Hunt

February 1, 2016 — 

Annette Hunt, sales manager of the Guild Mortgage branch in Elko, was presented with the VIP Award for January by the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.

Hunt is also the first member of NRHA’s new Centennial Club, by putting more than 100 Nevada families into homes using the organization’s Home at Last down payment assistance grant program.

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