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Nat Hodgson, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association CEO
As a young boy, native Las Vegan Ken Goodrich often was by his father’s side when he made calls for his air-conditioning business.
Former NFL safety Gerome Sapp completed an Executive Master of Business Administration degree program while playing pro ball. He played for the Baltimore Ravens (twice) and Indianapolis Colts and served as a captain of both teams.
Next generation of jobs will be in heath care, technology, education
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Donald T. Polednak, founding partner of law firm, Sylvester & Polednak Ltd.
The Trump Administration is just underway, but employers and human relations executives are already seeing trends of what’s likely to happen over the next four years.
Cathy Sheehy, a veteran in the retail banking industry of more than two decades, is getting used to life in the public sector. Sheehy was appointed commissioner in November of the Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending—an agency that regulates non-depository lending industry in the state.
The 2017 TechConnect event, the largest recruiting engagement for the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Howard Hughes College of Engineering, may have filled the gap for employers seeking entry- and graduate-level workers in science technology engineering and math fields in Southern Nevada.
Chef Lorena Garcia’s CHICA, opens at The Venetian this spring and will mark the first time that a major Strip eatery has featured a Latina head chef.
Darin Marques, ASCAYA sales manager
Tina Quigley has served for five years as general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission. The Northern California native majored in Airport Planning and Management and began her career at McCarran International Airport before joining the RTC in 2005.
University of Nevada Las Vegas students from the colleges of engineering, architecture, hotel management, health sciences, fine arts and construction management will be competing in Solar Decathlon 2017 at Denver this fall, to showcase their skills in designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered home that can also actively support its aging residents.
To measure that success, Moonridge Group, headed by founder Julie Murray, in partnership with Jeremy Aguero, Applied Analysis; and the Nevada Corporate Giving Council to survey Nevada businesses as to their philanthropic efforts.
Major League Soccer is adding two expansion clubs in 2017 — Atlanta United and Minnesota United — and officials announced last year that they soon plan to further expand by four clubs – to a total of 28. But is Las Vegas even in consideration to be among them?
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While the debate and legal challenges continue over the reorganization of the Clark County School District, many business and other civic leaders are focused on one thing: Is this going to create a better workforce as part of an effort to diversify the economy.
Days after Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed spending $115 million on higher education, the College of Southern Nevada released a study saying the region’s three community college campuses are a worthy investment.
The Nevada economy is poised for a breakthrough in 2017 after showing it has emerged from the depths of the Great Recession, according to a Wells Fargo senior economist.
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