Las Vegas corporate broker/owner of Summerlin-based Urban Nest Realty David J. Tina is now at the helm of the central organization for Realtors in the valley: the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.
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In 1966, there was a famous men’s store that opened when Caesars Palace was new, called Cuzzens. I lived in Houston and had the reputation of being a creative guy. They were looking for someone to run their Houston operation. So I joined them in 1969 and I stayed with them for 26 years. We were the only store of its kind. We did ensembles for Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr. Also Mr. (Kirk) Kerkorian, I made his Brioni clothing for 10 years.
For more than 12 years, Stephanie Hill has served as the multiple listing service (MLS) director, as well as in other executive-level roles, at the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. Hill’s efforts and knowledge of the industry are recognized in Southern Nevada and on the national stage.
Entrepreneur Mark Black owns and operates four businesses — one of which is Provenance Healthcare in Las Vegas — plus a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization, which also is based in Las Vegas.
Since opening in the fall of 2014, Downtown Summerlin has proven to be a vibrant addition to one of the city’s most upscale and fastest-growing communities, and Andrew Ciarrocchi has had a guiding hand in its success.
Chief Justice William “Bill” Maupin, retired, has spent his entire 45-year career in the legal field. He is an attorney with Maupin • Naylor • Braster and his primary practice area involves appellate and trial consulting.
Dan Stewart, vice president of Development for Salt Lake City-based Gardner Co., is serving as point man for the company’s first Southern Nevada project. Construction is expected to soon begin on the Harry Reid Research and Technology Park on a site near Durango Drive and Sunset Road. The land was procured for the project nearly a decade ago. The facility is affiliated with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Stewart is a longtime valley resident who holds a civil engineering degree from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in construction engineering and management from Stanford University.
Jared Smith, chief operating officer of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), arrived in Southern Nevada a few months ago ready to take charge of helping economic growth.
Jennifer Ott, an executive vice president in ROI Commercial Real Estate’s retail division, will take the helm of one of the largest commercial real estate organizations in Las Vegas in 2017.
Jay Hill is the new director of operations at Railroad Pass, the oldest casino operating in Nevada. Hill is a New Jersey native who attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on a baseball scholarship and graduated in 1969.
Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada and Cleveland, Ohio. He is the Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair of the Neurological Institute of Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
Mike Mixer, executive managing director and co-founder of the Colliers International Las Vegas Office, has been in the commercial real estate industry for nearly three decades, marking more than $2 billion in transactions.
David R. Tina, 2016 president of the Nevada Association of Realtors, has walked many roads but real estate is his passion.