Melissa Achurra has been hired as senior account manager for KPS3 Marketing.
Achurra, who previously worked as the public relations and advertising manger for Grand Sierra Resort, has worked five years in the marketing marketing communications industry.
She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in marketing.
Heather Ashbridge, who started with Nevada State Development Corporation in 2008, previously served in several roles with the organization, including assistant vice president and loan officer. She is based in NSDC’s Reno office.