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Western Industrial Nevada

August 17, 2016 — 

Cindy Buchanan, vice president, senior relationship manager for Northern Nevada Business Banking at Wells Fargo has been elected as 2016-2017 president of Western Industrial Nevada (WIN).

Other elected WIN board officers are: Melissa Molyneaux, Colliers International, president-elect/treasurer; Scott Walquist, Renown Health; vice president, programs; Alexia Bratiotis, KPS3 Marketing, vice president, marketing; Mike F. Dillon, Jr., Dillon Insurance Services, vice president, sponsorships; Kerri Garcia, University of Nevada, Reno, vice president, membership; Patricia Richard, University of Nevada, Reno, secretary; and Kelly Glenn, The Glenn Group, immediate past president.

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Kevin Ciccotti, Patrick McFarland

August 17, 2016 — 

Kevin Ciccotti and Patrick McFarland have been elected to the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology’s (NCET) board of directors.

Ciccotti, a certified professional coach and president of Human Factor Formula, Inc., in Reno, was named NCET’s vice president of membership and Tech Café.

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Jesse Tillotson

August 17, 2016 — 

Jesse Tillotson has been promoted to director of admissions for Prospect Education, a private, independent institution of higher education headquartered in Reno, which owns and operates Charter College campuses in Washington, California, Alaska, Montana and New Mexico, as well as an online program.

Tillotson has worked for Prospect Education since 2014, previously serving as assistant manager of the Student Advisement Center. He also served as associate director of admissions for another career college.

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James Pecka

August 17, 2016 — 

James Pecka has been appointed business service advisor at the Carson City branch of United Federal Credit Union.

Pecka previously served as a district business specialist at U.S. Bank in Reno; business banker at PNC Bank in Kokomo, Ind.; branch manager, Regions Bank in Lafayette, Ind.; and a real estate broker at Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Clarksville, Tenn.

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Debbie Goss, Brian Perkins

August 17, 2016 — 

Debbie Goss and Brian Perkins have joined the staff at ACCESS Event Solutions, a designer and manufacturer of event credentials in Reno.

Goss was hired an administrative assistant.

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Amr Mohsen

August 17, 2016 — 

Amr Mohsen has joined Northern Nevada Medical Center as an interventional cardiologist.

Mohsen previously was chief medical resident in internal medicine at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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Robin Sweet

August 17, 2016 — 

Robin Sweet, Nevada Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) state court administrator, has joined the board of directors of the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA).

She was also named vice-chair of COSCA’s Education Committee and has served as the AOC state court administrator since 2011. Prior to this position, she served as a deputy director of judicial programs and services division from 2007-11 and was a court research analyst from 2000-2007 compiling data for the Uniform System for Judicial Records (USJR) statistical reporting project.

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Caitlin Stewart

August 17, 2016 — 

Caitlin Stewart has been hired as sales campaign manager for CVirtual, a local executive and technical recruiting firm.

Stewart most recently served as a marketing coordinator for a nationwide marketing research firm.

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Tina Perchetti

August 17, 2016 — 

Tina Perchetti has been appointed as vice president and shareholder with LP Insurance Services, Inc.

Perchetti has served as a sales executive with the firm and resides in Elko.

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Best Lawyers in America 2017

August 17, 2016 — 

Northern Nevada attorneys recognized in “Best Lawyers in America 2017” list were:

Fennemore Craig: William C. Davis, Jr., Colleen A. Dolan, Craig E. Etem, Leslie Bryan Hart, Ann Morgan, Dan R. Reaser, John P. Sande III, and Allen J. Wilt.

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State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry

August 17, 2016 — 

Sharath Chandra, Joe ‘JD’ Decker, David Heath and Steven Aichroth were appointed to division leadership positions with the State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry.

Chandra has been appointed administrator of the Nevada Real Estate Division.

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Perry Faigin

August 17, 2016 — 

Perry Faigin has joined the Nevada Housing Division as chief of administration.

Faigin, who has 20 years experience in banking, most recently served as a mortgage loan officer for Umpqua Bank. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserves and served as both vice president and director of the northern Nevada chapter of Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals.

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Dani Levine-Grover

August 17, 2016 — 

Dani Levine-Grover, an HR consultant with Solutions At Work, a Reno-based HR consulting, managed payroll and recruitment company, has earned her Professional in Human Resources certification.

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Moana Nursery

August 17, 2016 — 

Dawn Donovan, David Squier, Michael Roth, Evan Pearson and Carmel Hilton have been named to new positions at Moana Nursery.

Donovan was named landscape architect.

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Megan Badera

August 17, 2016 — 

Megan Badera, vice president with Amplify Relations, a public relations firm in Reno, was featured in Fortune’s online article, “You Should Never Be Too Busy to Engage With Your Employees,” published on Aug. 7.

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John Cobourn

August 17, 2016 — 

John Cobourn, a water resources specialist with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, was presented the Joint Council of Extension Professionals Award for Creative Excellence.

The award is granted to Cooperative Extension individuals or small teams who address emerging or existing issues in novel ways.

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Tomi Jo Lynch

August 17, 2016 — 

Tomi Jo Lynch has been promoted to managing director of the Reno office of SVN Gold Dust Commercial Associates.

Lynch, who previously served as senior advisor at the firm, will co-manage the SVN northern Nevada offices along with Thomas Y. Johnson.

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Juan Segura

August 17, 2016 — 

Juan Segura, an agent in the Reno office of COLDWELL BANKER Select Real Estate, was recognized among the Top 250 Latino agents by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

Segura will be recognized at NAHREP’s 2016 National Convention & Latin Music Festival Sept. 17-20 in Los Angeles.

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Clint Jolly

August 17, 2016 — 

Clint Jolly, chef and owner of Great Thyme Catering, competed against nine other chefs from across the country in the Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge at the New Orleans Convention Center, Aug. 19.

Jolly, along with sous chef for this competition, Josh Deri of Blend Catering, will prepare Gator Poutine, a Cajun-inspired dish created by Jolly.

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Mike Wood

August 17, 2016 — 

Mike Wood, an agent in the Reno office of RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, has been listed as number 77 on the RE/MAX Top 100 U.S. Teams Leaders list.

The list measures residential commissions from January through June 2016.

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Bruce Ruff

August 8, 2016 — 

Bruce Ruff has been hired as senior art director for the Estipona Group, a advertising and public relations company.

Ruff most recently spent 10 years as a senior graphic designer at a Reno casino. He also worked for a high-end travel bag company developing print advertisements for international publications and also worked in-house book publishing company.

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Jason Schwehm

August 5, 2016 — 

Jason Schwehm, general manager of the Olive Garden Italian Restaurant at 1481 E. Lincoln Way in Sparks, has achieved the parent company’s Darden Restaurants’ Diamond Club status.

Schwehm is one of 42 general managers selected from more than 800 Olive Garden restaurants in North America.

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Lorraine Turner

August 5, 2016 — 

Lorraine Turner, chief administrative officer for Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, was selected by the hotel ownership group, Premier Hotel Collection to be the first regional executive for the company’s two U.S. properties – Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel and Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel.

She will serve as chief human resources officer for both hotels.

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Jennifer Goedde

August 5, 2016 — 

Jennifer Goedde has been promoted to sales and MarCom manager at Calculated Industries, based in Carson City.

Goedde previously served as marketing and communications manager at the company since 2010.

Western Industrial Nevada

August 5, 2016 — 

Cindy Buchanan, vice president, senior relationship manager for Northern Nevada Business Banking at Wells Fargo has been elected as 2016-2017 president of Western Industrial Nevada (WIN).

Other elected WIN board officers are: Melissa Molyneaux, Colliers International, president-elect/treasurer; Scott Walquist, Renown Health; vice president, programs; Alexia Bratiotis, KPS3 Marketing, vice president, marketing; Mike F. Dillon, Jr., Dillon Insurance Services, vice president, sponsorships; Kerri Garcia, University of Nevada, Reno, vice president, membership; Patricia Richard, University of Nevada, Reno, secretary; and Kelly Glenn, The Glenn Group, immediate past president.

Other members of the board include: Dawn Ahner, Renown Health; Charlene Booth, NV Energy; Christi Cakiroglu, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful; Rick Campbell, DowneyBrand; Pat Cantwell, KTVN; Michael Micone, Micone Staffing Resources; John Pettibone, Haws Corp.; Eric Sheetz, Truckee River Flood Management Authority (YPN Liaison); Reed Simmons, Avison Young; Rick Thomas, Nevada State Bank; Kim Tulman, University of Nevada, Reno; and Kris Wells, AT&T (chamber liaison).

Neil C. Krutz

August 3, 2016 — 

Neil C. Krutz, Sparks assistant city manager, earned his Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association.

Krutz is one of more than 1,400 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA program.

Hillary Schieve

August 3, 2016 — 

Hillary Schieve, Reno mayor, was named as one of 25 members of the Governing Institute’s Women in Government Leadership Program Class of 2017.

The yearlong program brings together elected women leaders from across the nation to acknowledge their contributions, provide leadership development, and to mentor the next generation of women leaders to run for office.

Jim New

August 2, 2016 — 

Jim New has been appointed as interim vice president of finance and administrative services for Truckee Meadows Community College.

New has worked for TMCC since 1998, most recently serving as dean of technical sciences.

He is a member of the Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) and Executive Committee, the GWDB Manufacturing and Logistics Industry Sector Council, the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association.

New earned both bachelor’s of science and master’s of science degrees in business information systems from Utah State University.

Justin Hertz

August 2, 2016 — 

Justin Hertz, an agent in the Reno office of RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, has been 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. Fewer than 23 percent of all RE/MAX agents have earned the award.

Jessie Greer

August 2, 2016 — 

Jessie Greer has joined the Reno commercial real estate office of Avison Young.

Greer, who has more than 10 years experience in the commercial real estate industry, started his own advisory and asset management firm for high net worth and single-family offices in San Diego in 2007. He expanded the advisory and asset management firm in 2011 to include property management, brokerage and cost segregation services and relocated to Reno in 2014 to include the Nevada real estate market. He has also provided services on commercial real estate transactions in Hawaii, California, Nevada and Florida.

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