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People: Eren Ozmen named to Forbes' inaugural “50 over 50” class

Eren Ozmen, co-founder of Sierra Nevada Corporation in Sparks, is recognized alongside iconic women including Vice President Kamala Harris, Madeleine Albright, Arianna Huffington and Cathie Wood.

People: Christy Martinez new real estate agent at Sierra Nevada Properties

Martinez graduated from University of Nevada, Reno in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in business management.

People: Ellen Fockler named 2021 Assistance League of Reno-Sparks chair

The Assistance League of Reno-Sparks recently announced its Board of Directors for the 2021-22, fiscal year, led by Ellen Fockler as president.

People: Nevada Arts Council board adds 3 members

Two are from Northern Nevada: Melissa Melero-Moose, an artist and member of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, and Claire Muñoz, senior director of education at the Nevada Museum of Art.

People: Kristen Dwyer joins Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation

Previously, Dwyer was a project coordinator at the College of Southern Nevada.

People: Sherri Aikin joins Functional Medicine of Nevada staff

Aikin is a board-certified nurse practitioner, with certification in functional medicine, integrative medicine and clinical sex therapy.

People: Reno's Mindy Cannady hired at Engineering Economics, Inc.

Cannady joins the firm with nearly 20 years of architectural, engineering and construction industry experience.

People: Reno attorney Jim B. Butler earns top Chambers USA ranking

Chambers USA acknowledged Parsons Behle & Latimer's Jim B. Butler in its top tier Band 1 ranking in environment law.

People: David Bobzien named chair of WEIB Board of Directors

“Nevada is at the geographical center of the West, which makes us a keystone piece in the future of the western electrical grid,” Bobzien said.

People: Shirley Folkins-Roberts joins St. Baldrick’s advisory committee

Folkins-Roberts co-founded the nonprofit NNCCF, serving on its board for 14 years before leading the organization as executive director starting in fall 2018.

People: Debra Allec of Allegra Marketing in Reno earns top sales honor

Allec, manager at Allegra Marketing Print Mail in Reno, was recently recognized with the Honor Sales Club Award.

People: Josh Gibbs named chair of TMCC's Diesel Advisory Board

Gibbs has worked with Silver State International in Sparks for 15 years, including the last eight as a service manager.

People: Carson City's OJ Sanchez promoted to VP role at Lockheed Martin

Sanchez, who grew up in Carson City, was promoted to VP and general manager Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics Integrated Fighter Group.

People: RSCVA's Charles Harris joins U.S. Travel Association board

Harris took over as CEO and President of the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority this past November.

People: Ramon Villegas promoted to General Manager at Whitney Peak

Joining Villegas in a new leadership role at Whitney Peak us Lindsay LaFleur, promoted from Office Manager to Assistant General Manager.

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