ON THE MOVE: JW Marriott, Rampart hire VP


Kelly McGough has joined JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa and Rampart Casino as the vice president of revenue strategy. Most recently, McGough worked as the director of revenue management at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, and brings extensive experience as a leader with Marriott International and franchise resorts in revenue management, sales and operations.


• McCarthy Building Cos. Inc., a national construction firm, has promoted Travis Nestor to southwest regional safety director. In his new role, he will oversee regional and companywide safety initiatives as he continues to provide high-level service in training, communication, case management, policy and procedure improvements and promotes McCarthy’s genuine safety culture throughout operations in Arizona, Colorado and Nevada.

Since joining McCarthy as a safety manager in 2012, Nestor has capably led and developed a safety-focused team and brought strategic thinking and a collaborative approach to his many impactful projects. Nestor has been instrumental in improving safety performance and in shepherding McCarthy’s comprehensive safety-driven culture. He has worked on numerous landmark projects and markets throughout the region including a focus on commercial, transportation and K-12 education construction throughout Arizona, the Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale, and Colorado Springs utilities in Colorado, before moving to Las Vegas to serve as the regional safety manager. In a short time, Nestor was dedicated to Allegiant Stadium, the new home of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders. In this capacity, he led a team of joint venture and trade partner safety professionals and worked hand in hand with job site leadership to provide a safe workplace on one of McCarthy’s most challenging and high-profile projects.

“Travis’s endless focus on safety is invaluable and permeates any project or personnel he comes in contact with,” said Justin Kelton, president of the Southwest Region at McCarthy Building Cos. “He takes the safety of his team members personally, making him an excellent leader in the field and has a demonstrated track record of success in collaborating with clients, trade partners and industry experts to implement a customized approach to safety planning each and every day.”

Nestor has more than two decades of construction industry experience and expertise. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from West Virginia University. Additionally, Nestor holds certifications and licenses from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) OSHA and the U.S. Department of Labor. Nestor is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

• The Boeckle Group, a local real estate team led by Las Vegas natives and brothers Landon and Jesse Boeckle, has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. The Boeckle Group specializes in working with investment properties and traditional residential home sales.

“Throughout the last few years, our team has really focused on investing in and flipping properties, so marketing the homes have not been necessarily in the forefront of our efforts. That’s where Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices will come in,” said Landon Boeckle, co-owner and the team’s broker salesperson. “Berkshire Hathaway’s marketing platforms and other technologies will be a valuable resource for us as we expand our marketing opportunities across the country and internationally.”

Landon and Jesse Boeckle started The Boeckle Group nearly four years ago and now operate a team of nearly 20 real estate professionals. The team has become one of the valley’s most successful in investment property rehabilitation. On average, they purchase and completely remodel 60 properties each year, and sell as many traditional residential homes as well.

The Boeckle Group has closed on their remodeled Las Vegas homes for as high as $1.45 million, which was sold in Summerlin.

“This is a unique real estate business in that our team is the client — we invest in the properties,” Landon Boeckle said. “Joining Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices gives us a huge opportunity to tap into their vast network of Realtors and work with agents who might have troubled listings and are looking for cash buyers.”

“We’re thrilled to work with the Boeckles and their entire team of sales executives,” said Mark Stark, CEO of Americana Holdings, the parent company of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ brand and advanced marketing tools are uniquely positioned to help the team dramatically increase the number of potential buyers for their Las Vegas properties.”

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