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Check out the list: Top 40 Sierra Nevada Powerful Women finalists revealed

April 10, 2019 — RENO, Nev.— Readers of the Northern Nevada Business View responded enthusiastically to the publication’s second annual Sierra Nevada Powerful Women contest — in all, 7,750 votes were tallied from March 21 through April 5, with hundreds of people choosing among 132 nominees. Now, the NNBV

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Granlibakken Tahoe Chef Ron Eber named ACF Chef of the Year

March 26, 2019 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Granlibakken Tahoe's Executive Chef Ron Eber has received recognition once again for his culinary innovativeness and expertise. Chef Ron has been working as the Executive Chef of Granlibakken Tahoe since 1978, and has wowed guests with his innovative cuisine as well

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Michonne Ascuaga appointed to Plumas Bank board – NNBV People briefs for March 2019

March 26, 2019 — EDITOR'S NOTE: Northern Nevada Business View people briefs are published on a monthly basis and compiled from submissions emailed to the newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only due to print space limitations.

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Cannizzaro named first woman Nevada Senate Majority Leader

March 7, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Senate Democrats on Wednesday, March 7, formally named Nicole Cannizzaro of Las Vegas majority leader. She's the first woman to hold that post in state history. Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks moves up from majority whip to fill Cannizzaro's spot as

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Carson Tahoe Health appoints Alan Garrett as new CEO

March 5, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson Tahoe Health's Board of Directors appointed Alan Garrett as the new chief executive officer effective April 1, according to a media release. He is replacing Ed Epperson, who retired Dec. 31. A seasoned healthcare executive with diverse experience, Garrett has served

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Nominations open for 2nd annual Sierra Nevada Powerful Women Awards

March 4, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The nomination period is underway for the Northern Nevada Business View’s second annual Sierra Nevada Top-20 Powerful Women contest. The contests’s main goal is to highlight women who are impacting change and building thriving, heart-centered organizations, communities and cultures. To select the Sierra

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Paul Anderson resigning as Nevada GOED head

March 2, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Paul Anderson is leaving the position of executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Chief of Staff Michelle White confirmed his resignation Friday, March 1, saying his last day will be April 1. She said his

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NCET Tech Awards winners announced; Click Bond gets Hall of Fame

February 27, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Winners of the 2019 NCET Tech Awards were announced today, Feb. 27, with Click Bond tabbed as this year’s Hall of Fame inductee, while Reno Technology Academy took home the President’s Award. According to an announcement from NCET (Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship

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Dr. Tiffany G. Tyler-Garner new state jobs director – NNBV People briefs for Feb. 2019

February 25, 2019 — EDITOR'S NOTE: Northern Nevada Business View people briefs are published on a monthly basis and compiled from submissions emailed to the newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only due to print space limitations.

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Joelle Shearin named GM of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

February 7, 2019 — STATELINE, Nev. — A 15-year casino hotel and finance executive has been appointed general manager and president for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. Joelle Shearin will oversee operations for the fully integrated gaming resort. Her most recent role was vice president and

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Scott Pruneau named CEO of ITS Logistics – NNBV People briefs for Jan. 2019

January 28, 2019 — EDITOR'S NOTE: Northern Nevada Business View people briefs are published on a monthly basis and compiled from submissions emailed to the newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only due to print space limitations.

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EDAWN appoints 7 new board members for 2019

January 18, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada  (EDAWN) recently announced the appointment of seven new members to its Board of Trustees, as well as members of the 2019 EDAWN Executive Committee. According to a news release provided by EDAWN, new members to

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David Bobzien leaving Reno City Council for state energy director job

January 15, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — David Bobzien, who has served as the At-Large Reno City Council Member since Dec. 3, 2014, has accepted a position as the Director of the Governor's Office of Energy. Bobzien's first day with the Governor's Office of Energy will be Jan. 22,

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CREW Northern Nevada appoints 2019 board members

January 15, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Northern Nevada recently announced its 2019 Board of Directors, highlighted by Cindy Buchanan serving as president. According to a news release, the board consists of four officers, 12 directors and one board of council member, made of

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Nevada Women’s Fund names 2019 Board of Directors, 9 new members

January 9, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — This week, the Nevada Women's Fund announced nine new members of its Board of Directors, in addition to naming the board’s 2019 executive leadership. According to a news release, executive officers serving for a one-year term include: Kerry Eaton, attorney for Drinkwater Eaton

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Reno + Sparks Chamber names 2019 board officers, members

January 7, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Last week, the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce announced 2019 members of its Board of Directors. The board helps guide decisions for the organization that as of Jan. 1 has more 1,600 members employing 85,000 residents. For information about Chamber membership and

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2018 Readers’ Choice Best In Business Awards: See the 60 finalists here

December 31, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — On Monday, Dec. 31, the 2019 Northern Nevada Book Of Lists published, inserted inside the January 2019 edition of the Northern Nevada Business View. Within the Book Of Lists is a full list of nominees in the NNBV’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Best In

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Rick Thomas named SVP of Nevada State Bank – NNBV people briefs for Dec. 2018

December 27, 2018 — EDITOR'S NOTE: Northern Nevada Business View people briefs are published on a monthly basis and compiled from submissions emailed to the newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only due to print space limitations.

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Reno’s Erika Lamb, Kevin Sigstad among 2018 Nevada Realtors award winners

December 11, 2018 — LAS VEGAS — The statewide Nevada Realtors group honored top members at an awards event in Las Vegas last week, as well as naming longtime industry leader Heidi Kasama as its 2018 Nevada Realtor of the Year. Kasama, of Las Vegas, served as 2018 president

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Dave Archer honored with ‘Dave Archer Day’ – NNBV people briefs for Nov. 2018

November 26, 2018 — EDITOR'S NOTE: Northern Nevada Business View people briefs are published on a monthly basis and compiled from submissions emailed to the newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only due to print space limitations.

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