Sean Donleavy Nick Paulson
Sean Donleavy and Nick Paulson, bartenders at Atlantis, took the top two places in a recipe contest sponsored by Tuaca, a maker of vanilla and citrus liquor, and Silver State Liquor.
Donleavy, a bartender at the Atlantis Sports Bar & Lounge, took first place with a drink that combines Tuaca and lemongrass sake. Paulson, a bartender at Bistro Napa, took second with a concoction of Tuaca, vanilla, roasted pineapple, tequila and agave nectar.
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.