Joel Grace joins staff at Reno Land Inc.
Joel Grace has been named vice president-development at Reno Land Inc.
Grace most recently worked as a vice president of commercial relationships with Umpqua Bank in Reno. He also held management positions with the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN).
Grace, whose work experience includes stints in North America, Europe and Australia, also has worked with commercial real estate brokerage firms as well as a technology company with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Grace earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management and marketing at New Hampshire College, where he was a member of the school’s baseball team. He also earned a master’s degree in business with a correlate in finance from Southern New Hampshire University.
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.