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EMPLOYERS names new vice president

December 1, 2016 — Ray Wise has been named senior vice president, chief sales officer for EMPLOYERS, a Reno-based insurance company. Wise, who has 30 years experience in the insurance industry, previously served as president of Vanliner Insurance Co. He also held positions such as chief sales and marketing […]

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RE/MAX agents retain positions at RSAR

December 1, 2016 — Linda Meissen and Peter Moritz, real estate agents with RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, will remain in their positions with the Northern Nevada MLS and the Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS. Meissen was appointed as an NNRMLS trustee/director. She is also the REALTOR Liaison for the Chamber Board […]

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D & D Roofing and Sheet Metal new hire

December 1, 2016 — Angelic Lavatai has been hired as an administrative assistant for D & D Roofing and Sheet Metal. Lavatai previously held management roles in the restaurant and hospitality industries.

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New agents at Chase International in Sparks

December 1, 2016 — Tiana Coffinder, Erin Villalobos, Nicole Norris, and Hope Process have joined the Sparks real estate office of Chase International as real estate agents. Coffinder has previous experience as a Realtor and in business. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, where she serves as […]

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Stina Fausone joins D4 Advanced Media

December 1, 2016 — Stina Fausone has been hired as creative content writer for D4 Advanced Media. Fausone, who has a background in journalism and creative writing, previously worked for edible Reno-Tahoe Magazine as an editorial assistant.

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NCET adds three new board members

December 1, 2016 — Rachel Felix, Nha Lam and Leslie Masterpool have been elected to the board of directors of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. Felix, who works as an account coordinator at The Abbi Agency, was […]

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RSAR announces its annual award winners

December 1, 2016 — Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS announced its 2016 annual award winners at its’ annual luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 17. Those honored were: REALTOR of the Year: Dave Hansen of Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate, who was named for demonstrating high involvement and activity in RSAR, his […]

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PDL BioPharma’s president attends healthcare conference

December 1, 2016 — John P. McLaughlin, president and chief executive officer of PDL BioPharma, Inc., headquartered in Incline Village, made a presentation at 28th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Nov. 29 in New York.

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Dr. Marcia McNutt named DRI Nevada Medalist

December 1, 2016 — Dr. Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences and chair of the National Research Council, has been selected as the 2017 Desert Research Institute’s Nevada Medalist. The award was established in 1988 to acknowledge outstanding achievement in the fields of science and engineering, […]

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John H. Snow joins Nevada Builders’ board

November 23, 2016 — John H. Snow, principal at Reno-based environmental engineering and science firm McGinley & Associates in Reno, has joined the board of directors for the Nevada Builders Alliance. Snow has served by gubernatorial appointment as the Nevada state geothermal energy commissioner for the Nevada state Commission […]

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Chase International agents earn rankings

November 23, 2016 — Nicolle Gust and Megan Lowe, real estate agents in the Reno office of Chase International, were named two of the top ten women in real estate in Northern Nevada by the Northern Nevada Women’s Council of Realtors. Gust and Lowe were listed among the 63 […]

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Allison MacKenzie Law Firm adds associate

November 23, 2016 — Will Wagner has joined the Carson City office of Allison MacKenzie Law Firm as an associate. He will focus his practice in the areas of business, real estate, employment, appellate practice, commercial litigation, governmental affairs and administrative law. He began his legal career as a […]

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Marcus & Millichap promotes Blonsley

November 21, 2016 — Todd Blonsley was promoted to first vice president investments at Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, Inc. Blonsley has more than two decades experience as a commercial real estate broker. Blonsley also achieved the Platinum National Achievement Award for 2016 and was invited to […]

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Snell & Wilmer adds lawyer

November 21, 2016 — Ryan Stodtmeister has joined the Reno law office of Snell & Wilmer as an attorney. Stodtmeister previously served as a judicial extern to Judge Robert C. Jones of the U.S. District Court for Nevada. He also has had experience in discrete administrative law fields, including […]

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Davis Graham & Stubbs hires attorney

November 21, 2016 — Erica Nannini Erica Nannini has joined the trial department in the Reno law office of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP as an attorney. Nannini previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Mark Gibbons with the Nevada Supreme Court. She also served as a […]

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CPAs from RSW attend wealth management conference

November 21, 2016 — Scott Wait and Richard E. Wait, certified public accountants with RSW Wealth Management in Reno, attended the BAM Alliance members on best practices for Wealth Management conference Nov .15-17 in Clayton, Mo. They shared wealth management practices including: Advanced Planning Strategies, Evidenced Based Investment Consulting […]

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Weir named general counsel of PUC

November 21, 2016 — Garrett Weir was named general counsel of the State of Nevada Public Utilities Commission and will be based in its’ Carson City office. Weir previously served as assistant general counsel in July 2012 and served in the general counsel’s office as an administrative attorney and […]

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Marshall Realty adds to staff

November 21, 2016 — Logan Paquin has been named escrow assistant at Marshall Realty.

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Shaw Engineering adds senior engineer

November 21, 2016 — Scott Benedict has joined Shaw Engineering as a senior engineer. Benedict previously worked at the Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA). He has 20 years experience in water system master planning, facility design and construction of public works projects throughout Nevada and Sierra California. Benedict earned […]

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Keller Williams hires Incline Realtor

November 21, 2016 — Mary Mosher-Armstrong, real estate sales professional in Incline Village, has joined the Keller Williams Group One, Inc. Market Center. Mosher-Armstrong has more than two decades of experience in the real estate industry. She is a National Association of Realtors (NAR) GREEN designee, and is e-PRO® […]

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