Marrs Bergquist, certified public accountants, has announced the addition of Emily Dacanay to the firm. Dacanay is a licensed certified public accountant and honors graduate of UNLV with concentrations in accounting and entrepreneurship. She will specialize in individual and business tax consulting for the firm.
Nevada State College has hired Dr. Douglas Turner as dean of the School of Nursing and Dr. Shartriya Collier-Stewart as associate dean of the School of Education. Both deans join the Nevada State College team with extensive backgrounds in education and years of collegiate leadership.
Nevada State Bank has named James Su vice president and corporate banking relationship manager, where he is responsible for growing the bank’s business relationships in the gaming sector.
City National Bank, Nevada’s Premier Private and Business Bank, has hired Nicola Pecoraro as vice president and manager of its Summerlin branch in northwest Las Vegas. Pecoraro joins City National from Chase Bank with 16 years of experience in the banking industry.
Nevada State College has announced Anthony Ruiz as its new senior adviser of government relations and community affairs.
De Castroverde Law Group has announced former Assistant United States Attorney Frank Coumou has joined former Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney Craig Hendricks in its expanding criminal law department.
Julio Jimenez-Wenz has joined the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors as its communications director after three years of spearheading the sales and marketing efforts of the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Sunday real estate section, which included the popular Real Estate Millions print and video feature.
Las Vegas-based engineering firm FEA Consulting Engineers has appointed Elliot Pleitez , mechanical designer, Levi Pleitez , electrical designer, and Amanda Isaac , administrative assistant. FEA Consulting Engineers is one of the country’s top hotel engineering firms with clients including the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, The Cromwell, Downtown Grand and Hard Rock hotels across the country.
Southern Glazer’s Wine Spirits of Nevada announced Brian Van Flandern as the new executive director of mixology, spirit education and special events. The award-winning author and mixologist brings the leading beverage distribution company over 25 years of expertise in mixology and spirits.
Jewish Nevada, a local nonprofit group, named Jennifer Sher chairwoman of its Women’s Philanthropy Division.