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Kellen Flanigan hired at Dickson Realty: NNBW people briefs, week of April 16

April 23, 2018 — Editor's Note: The following people briefs are published on a weekly basis and are compiled from submissions emailed to the NNBW newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some people briefs may publish online only. —– Kellen Flanigan Kellen

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Katie Williams named to new posts at Sierra Family Pharmacies

April 12, 2018 — Katie Williams has been promoted to long-term care and hospice liaison at Sierra Family Pharmacies. Williams has worked for Sierra Family Pharmacies for three years, most recently serving as a technician in the long-term care division. She is a certified pharmacy technician and has a

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L. Lance Gilman Real Estate promotes Karen Degney

April 12, 2018 — Karen Degney has been promoted to managing broker for L. Lance Gilman Real Estate in Reno. Degney, who has 20 years experience in residential real estate, joined L. Lance Gilman Real Estate in 2015, where she was responsible for developing the company's local presence. She

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Allen Archie named assistant vice president and branch manager at Nevada State Bank

April 12, 2018 — Allen Archie has been named assistant vice president and branch manager at Nevada State Bank's Wingfield Springs branch, 2483 Wingfield Hills Road, Suite A100, in Sparks. Archie, who has more than 25 years experience in the financial industry, began his career in 1993 with credit

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Caitlin Kroshus hired by Stan Can Design

April 12, 2018 — Caitlin Kroshus has been hired as project manager and production specialist at Stan Can Design, a Reno-based graphic design and advertising firm. Kroshus previously worked at a local video production company and the regional branch of a national mixed media company. She has a background

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Crooks Lingad Realty’s Paul Crooks earns RSAR’s Spotlight of Excellence Award

April 12, 2018 — Paul Crooks, a broker and manager of Crooks Lingad Realty in Reno, was presented the Spotlight of Excellence Award by the Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS. The Spotlight of Excellence Award is a biannual honor that recognizes RSAR members who provide selfless and extraordinary service to

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Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation employees honored

April 12, 2018 — Treassa Votaw, Jana Vaughn, and Bethany Deacy, employees in the Bureau of Disability Adjudication department for the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), have been named 2017 AC ODD Disability Determination Services Award honorees. The awards were presented by the Social Security Administration's

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Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate’s Alison Elder named Engel & Völkers top producing agent

April 12, 2018 — Engel & Völkers America recently announced top awards for 2017. Alison Elder of Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate was recognized as a Top 3 Producing Advisor in the U.S. by both Gross Commission Income (GCI) and closed sides transactions. The Elder Group is an official

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UNR Med’s Dr. Bronander honored as NCET Educator of the Year

April 9, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — NCET — Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology — recently announced Kirk Bronander, M.D., professor and medical director of simulation at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), as the 2018 Educator of the Year. Dr. Bronander's recognition symbolizes

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Jamie Flanagan promoted by Nevada State Bank

April 5, 2018 — Jamie Flanagan has been named assistant vice president and branch manager of Nevada State Bank's branch at 500 E. Prater Way in Sparks. Flanagan, who has more than 16 years of banking experience, began her career in finance in 1999 and moved into the banking

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Chase International agents attend Luxury Portfolio International Summit

April 5, 2018 — Agents from Chase International recently attended the Luxury Portfolio International Summit Jan. 29-31 in Las Vegas. Attending on behalf of Chase were Donna Spear and Rob and Dana Coons from the Reno office and Kerry Donovan, Megan Warren, Adele Lucas and Trinkie Watson from Chase's

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NNDA’s Hooper interviewed on “Live & Local with Kevin Wall”

April 5, 2018 — Rob Hooper, CEO of the Northern Nevada Development Authority, was interviewed on "Live & Local with Kevin Wall" on March 28. The topic of the interview was Nevada's current and future railway situation.

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Courtney Meredith, Britton Griffith named to Reno People Project

April 5, 2018 — Courtney Meredith and Britton Griffith have been selected as part of the Reno People Project, a celebration on people past and present who have shaped Reno's 150th birthday. Meredith is a first generation Nevadan and currently the chief designer of Design on the Edge, a

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Jon Park named AmeriCorps VISTA Fundraising Coordinator for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada

April 5, 2018 — Jon Park of Las Vegas has been hired as AmeriCorps VISTA Fundraising Coordinator for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada. Park, a retired flight attendant, spent about five years in Henderson working with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada, first as

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Greg Brower joins law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

April 5, 2018 — Greg Brower has joined the law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and will work of its Nevada and Washington, D.C. offices. The firm has offices in Reno and Carson City. Brower, who has practiced law since 1992, focuses on civil and criminal litigation; enforcement,

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Trio re-elected to positions on NCET board

April 5, 2018 — Heather Hoffman, Kristin McClellan, and Tracy Rhodes have been re-elected to the board of directors of NCET. Hoffman has been re-elected as vice-president of event services for NCET, and has been a member of the NCET board for the last four years. She is the

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Novak, Barton named to Pershing Resources Company, Inc.’s Board of Directors

April 5, 2018 — Neil D. Novak and Joseph M. Barton have been named to the Board of Directors for Pershing Resources Company, Inc. Both previously served on the company's Advisory Board as independent directors. Novak is a senior executive with four decades of experience in the junior mining

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Jenifer Davidson selected as Douglas County’s assistant county manager

March 29, 2018 — Jenifer Davidson has been selected as assistant county manager for Douglas County. Davidson replaces Vicki Moore, who resigned from the post. Davidson previously served as Minden Town Manager and as an administrative services manager at China Springs. While in college, Jenifer worked at the United

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Alina Ceballos promoted at the West Wendover office of Nevada State Bank

March 29, 2018 — Alina Ceballos has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of the West Wendover branch of Nevada State Bank. Ceballos joined Nevada State Bank in 2015 as branch customer service manager for the West Wendover branch. Previously, she worked for a local casino,

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Mari St. Martin joins the northern Nevada office of The Perkins Company

March 29, 2018 — Mari St. Martin has been hired in as director of strategic communications for The Perkins Company, a public affairs and consulting firm. St. Martin will work out of the firm's northern Nevada office. She most recently served as the communications director for Nevada Gov. Brian

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