Gail Conkey has been named director of business services for the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada.
She previously was director of marketing for Port of Subs, Inc.
and also previously served as the director of marketing and membership for the Reno Family YMCA.
Conkey is immediate past chair of the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and serves on the chamber’s Board of directors as well as the Western Industrial Nevada (WIN) board of directors.
The cancelation of the 2020 event “severely affected operating revenue,” according to the Great Reno Balloon Race.