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Schusterman named a partner at Downey Brand

January 18, 2017 — Brian Schusterman, an attorney in the Reno law office of Downey Brand, has been elected as a partner in the firm. Schusterman is a member of the firm’s corporate practice, where he represents clients in commercial business transactions, business formation and governance issues, mergers and […]

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Lewis named head of product for Capstak

January 18, 2017 — Justin Lewis has been hired as head of product for Capstak, the commercial real estate market network headquartered in Reno. Lewis previously worked with Microsoft Corp. for more than seven years. He earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Bryce Wiele joins Colliers International

January 18, 2017 — Bryce Wiele has joined the staff at Colliers International Reno as an associate for the Industrial Services division, assisting Greg Shutt and Chris Fairchild in tenant and landlord representation. Wiele previously worked at CBC Advisors, where he provided customer service to tenants and performed accounting […]

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Heuer named president of family-owned Heuer Insurance

January 18, 2017 — Adam Heuer has been named president of Heuer Insurance Agency, a locally owned independent insurance agency in Sparks. Adam Heuer becomes the fourth generation to own and operate Heuer Insurance that has been in business since 1929. He follows his great grandfather Clarence Heuer, grandfather […]

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Nevada Rural Housing Authority announces hires, promotions

January 18, 2017 — Miguel Alvarez and Grant Brewer have been hired by the Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA), while Paulina Torres and Stacey Sept have been promoted by the organization. Alvarez was hired as occupancy specialist, part of the Rental and Housing Programs team. He began working at […]

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Craig Schmidt named CEO of South Lake Tahoe Chamber

January 18, 2017 — Craig A. Schmidt has been named chief executive officer of the South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce. He will begin serving as CEO of the chamber on Monday, Feb. 6. Schmidt, who has 22 years experience in business, workforce and tourism development, previously served as […]

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NNDA hires Champa, promotes Meléndez

January 18, 2017 — Tonya Champa has been named investor relations director for the Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), while Valerie Meléndez was named tribal economic development director. Champa previously worked as the advertising director for the Nevada Appeal daily newspaper in Carson City. She also was a high […]

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Pink Hill Properties LLC hires Collin Black

January 18, 2017 — Collin Black has been hired by Pink Hill Properties LLC of Reno to coordinate restaurant activities and leasing at the Towers at Pink Hill development across from the University of Nevada, Reno. Black has eleven years experience in the food and beverage industry. He graduated […]

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Greco joins Greater Nevada Mortgage

January 18, 2017 — Scott Greco has joined the mortgage consultant team at the Greater Nevada Mortgage office at 10385 Double R Boulevard, Suite 100 in Reno. Greco has more than 13 years experience in sales.

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Cruz to lead Greater Nevada Credit Union’s Carson City branch

January 18, 2017 — Luis Cruz has been named manager for Greater Nevada Credit Union’s (GNCU) branch located at 4131 N. Carson Street in Carson City. Cruz has more than five years of branch operations experience, including two years in financial services management. He is also actively involved with […]

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Hosmer-Henner named partner at McDonald Carano

January 18, 2017 — Adam Hosmer-Henner, an attorney in the Reno law office of McDonald Carano, has been elected as a partner within the firm. Hosmer-Henner practices in the firm’s complex business litigation and appellate matter departments. Hosmer-Henner also previously worked in the antitrust and competition department of the […]

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Dr. Robert Simon named to NCJFCJ board

January 18, 2017 — Dr. Robert A. Simon, a licensed psychologist who is a national leader in forensic psychologist consulting, has been elected to the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) Board of Directors. Dr. Simon is licensed as a psychologist in California and Hawaii, and […]

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Nevada State Bank’s Mello appoint to museum board

January 18, 2017 — Janet Mello, vice president, senior private banking officer for Nevada State Bank, has been appointed to the Nevada Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees. Mello will serve a two-year term on the board.

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Eldorado’s Gary Carano recognized by trade publication

January 18, 2017 — Gary Carano, chairman and chief executive officer of Eldorado Resorts, Inc., has been chosen as one of “25 People to Watch” by Global Gaming Business, a trade publication produced for the American Gaming Association. GGB’s annual list, highlighted in the publication’s January 2017 issue, is […]

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Incline Law’s Wolf contributed to civil practice maunuel

January 18, 2017 — Andrew ‘Andy’ N. Wolf, an attorney in the office of Incline Law Group in Incline Village, was selected by the State Bar of Nevada Publications Committee to contribute a chapter in the new Sixth Edition of the Nevada Civil Practice Manual, published November 2016, by […]

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Eric Herzberg honored by COUNTRY Financial

January 12, 2017 — Eric Herzberg, an employee for COUNTRY Financial who is based in Reno, was presented the COUNTRY Financial Community Service Award (CCSA) for his efforts working with the Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA). Throughout his nine years with NDA, Herzberg has contributed thousands of volunteer hours and […]

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Janita Ethridge joins UNR’s Division of Health Sciences

January 12, 2017 — Janita Ethridge has been named director of advising, recruitment and retention for the Division of Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. Ethridge will lead the advising team in communicating academic requirements. This includes major and core curriculum along with pre-professional and career advisement […]

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Server Technology adds international staff members

January 12, 2017 — Andreas Rockenbauch and Wolfgang Goretzki have been appointed by Server Technology of Reno to support its international and Central Europe operations. Rockenbauch is appointed as regional sales manager and will be based out of Frankfurt, Germany, will be responsible for Server Technology business in France, […]

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Panko to head up UFCU’s new Spanish Springs branch

January 12, 2017 — Jeff Panko has been appointed branch manager of the United Federal Credit Union’s new Spanish Springs branch, 2432 Wingfield Hills Road in Sparks. The new branch opened Monday, Jan. 16. Panko previously served as a member service advisor at UFCU’s Reno branch. He also served […]

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The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank hires Naughton

January 12, 2017 — Jackie Naughton has been named private banking client services officer for The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank, a division of Nevada State Bank that provides personalized financial services for high net worth and high-income clients. Naughton, who has more than 25 years of banking […]

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