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The List: Gaming suppliers, July 17, 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016
Find out about gaming suppliers. This week, we rank them by employees as of July 1.
The Notes: Philanthropy, July 17-23
Monday, July 18, 2016
In the Notes: Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada, CBRE Las Vegas, Henderson Firefighters Benevolent Association, Eileen Moynihan, Ed Skonicki, Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican, Bank of America Charitable Foundation and more ...
Friends discover loyalty in Las Vegas after terrifying leap into franchising
Monday, July 18, 2016
Lisa Hughes and Robyn Brewington left steady corporate jobs to go into business for themselves, opening a franchise that they say filled a void for custom apparel design in Las Vegas.
Construction technique, technology are ever evolving
Monday, July 18, 2016
The vice president of operations at SR Construction talks about the importance of improved K-12 and higher education systems, embracing Lean construction and how the industry has been influenced by technology.
The Data: July 17-23
Monday, July 18, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
Ancient art form can’t be pigeonholed
Monday, July 11, 2016
For Jay Savage, tattooing as an art form transcends stereotypes and stigmas. His business counts among its clients professionals in a wide variety of job sectors.
The List: Available commercial space, July 10, 2016
Monday, July 11, 2016
Find out about available commercial space in Southern Nevada. This week, we rank them by available square feet as of June 20.
PR pro: Only hard work will land you the big fish
Monday, July 11, 2016
The managing partner of advertising and public relations firm MassMedia talks about the need to improve access to specialty doctors in Southern Nevada, the thrill of landing a major client and her dream of walking the red carpet.
The Data: July 10-16
Monday, July 11, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
People on the Move: July 10-16
Monday, July 11, 2016
In the Notes: Estrella Borromeo, Ralph Borromeo, Dr. Darryl Fortson, Lori Henrickson, Marvin Rubin, Roger Mellies, John McClenahan, Jerry Whitsett, Lauren Carpenter and more ...
The Data: July 3-9
Monday, July 4, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
Fashion design not limited to the runway
Monday, July 4, 2016
Mona Steck walked the runway in some of the world's most sought-after designers' creations. She's applied what she learned in the fashion industry to her own business, creating custom linens for resorts.
The List: Office furniture, equipment and supply dealers, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Find out about office furniture, equipment and supply dealers in Southern Nevada. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of June 1.
The Notes: July 3-9
Monday, July 4, 2016
In the Notes: Sierra Ready Mix, Harsch Investment Properties, LVGEA and more ...
Real estate developer: ‘This industry is a playground for self-starters’
Monday, July 4, 2016
Mike Chernine assembled what he calls an “all-star” team in real estate development to form Brass Cap Cos. In the next 24 months, he says, there is a window for industrial development and ground-up retail development on which he and his team aim to capitalize.
Station Casinos launches 40th anniversary celebration
Friday, July 1, 2016
Station Casinos' 40th anniversary celebration kicks off today with a fireworks display and a month of special contests, gift offers and specials. The company got its start on July 1, 1976, when Station founder Frank Fertitta Jr. opened a 5,000-square-foot gambling parlor called The Casino on ...
The List: Third-Party Commercial Property Managers, June 26, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016
Find out about Southern Nevada's third-party commercial property managers. This week, we rank them by square footage under management as of May 1.
The Notes: Commercial Real Estate, June 26-July 2
Monday, June 27, 2016
In the Notes: Jennifer Hall, Jason Griffis, Demetrius Ware, Chris Clifford, Thomas Walusek, Chris Mueller, Mark Briggs, David Wrzesinski, Joshua Smith and more ...
The Data: June 26-July 2
Monday, June 27, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
Supporting STEM education feeds the future of the tech industry in Las Vegas
Monday, June 27, 2016
Debbie Banko’s firm, launched in 2000, is in the business of filling gaps in information technology. It works with organizations to focused on improving education in science, technology, engineering and math.
The List: Highest-paid executives, June 19, 2016
Monday, June 20, 2016
Find out about Southern Nevada's highest-paid executives. This week, we rank them by total compensation based on their company's most recent available SEC filing.
Attorney’s advice: ‘Be true to yourself and always act professionally’
Monday, June 20, 2016
Michael Feder, a member of law firm Dickinson Wright’s litigation department, talks about the issues facing Southern Nevada, balancing work and family life, and why he aspires to live up to the standards set by his father.
North Las Vegas café gives snowbirds a taste of home
Monday, June 20, 2016
Canadian food — yes, it's a thing. Cait Messina moved to Las Vegas 24 years ago, and for years dreamed about opening a Canadian restaurant. Last year, she did it, crafting a menu that serves Canuck favorites, such as poutine.
The Data: June 19-25
Monday, June 20, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
The Notes: Philanthropy, June 19-25
Monday, June 20, 2016
In the Notes: National Security Technologies, Aid for AIDS of Nevada, Patrick Kelley Youth Foundation, Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children's Hospital, United Health Foundation and more ...
Authenticity is key for businesses and people
Monday, June 13, 2016
The owners of Rhumbar share the inspiration behind the name of the bar at the Mirage, the importance of staying true to oneself in business, and their passions for art and motor sports.
The List: Accounting firms, June 12, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016
Find out about accounting firms. This week, we rank them by number of professional staff as of May 31.
The Data: June 12-18
Monday, June 13, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
At this flip-flop store, you’re the designer
Monday, June 13, 2016
Jeff and Katie Kraatz have brought a successful footwear retail concept from Hawaii to the mainland, allowing customers to design their own sandals.
The Notes: June 12-18
Monday, June 13, 2016
In the Notes: David Peterson, Delen Goldberg, Jason Patchett, Michael Kent, Rob McCoy, Elizabeth Martinez, Sam Vukelich, Charles Holliday Jr. and more ...
Canine crazy: Las Vegas makes list of top American cities for dogs
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Woof it up, Las Vegas: The city has been recognized as one of America's top communities for dogs. Realtor.com listed Las Vegas at No. 3 in its list of ...
The Data: June 5-11
Monday, June 6, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected].
Miracle Flight CEO: Helping sick children ‘is good for my soul’
Monday, June 6, 2016
The CEO of Miracle Flights talks about the nonprofit organization’s new “FlyIt4ward” charitable campaign, his concern about legalized recreational marijuana and the four pieces of advice that have served him throughout his career.
The List: Architectural Firms, June 6, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
Find out about architectural firms. This week, we rank them by number of professional staff.
Gym owner proudly proclaims crossfit a cult of fitness
Monday, June 6, 2016
Joseph Pistone wants more than to just get his clients working out; he wants to build a community. His focus is on creating an environment and regimen that make going to a gym as fun as it is beneficial.
The Notes: June 5-12
Monday, June 6, 2016
In the Notes: Jerry Gallegos, Cheryl Lewis, Khalifa Bin Butti, Sharon Froese, Kristin Maxwell, Liz Teramoto, Desiree Webb, Raymond Wilson and more ...
The List: Public relations firms, May 29, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
Find out about public relations firms. This week, we rank them by number of full-time employees as of May 20.
Dog Haus offers grown-up hot dogs for the kid in us
Monday, May 30, 2016
Ian Vanderburg recently opened his franchise, serving grown-up versions of a classic kids favorite. The Dog Haus brand was founded in 2010 and has 18 locations nationally, with plans to expand to 135 locations.
The List: Publicly reporting companies, May 29, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
Find out about publicly reporting companies. This week, we rank them by revenue for the most recently completed fiscal year.
Hard Rock Hotel director is in love with live music, on and off the clock
Monday, May 30, 2016
The director of entertainment for the Hard Rock Hotel talks about what he looks for when booking talent, why he didn’t try to become a touring musician himself and shares some of the bands his venues have lined up for summer ...
People on the Move: May 29-June 4
Monday, May 30, 2016
In the People: Tami Vogel, Nectaly Mendoza, Madison Williams, Pamela Willacey, Mary-Sarah Kinner, Francine Peterman, Tara Mitchell, Glenn Alai and more ...
Health Care Quarterly: Top Doctors 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016
We reached out to more than 4,000 physicians and medical professionals in Southern Nevada. We asked them who they recommend in a variety of specialties and are proud to share with you the top names — those doctors who were recommended over and over again ...
CEO of IT service company: ‘I’m always excited to see what comes next’
Monday, May 23, 2016
The founder of IT service company NetEffect talks about the rapid changes in the technology industry and the relationship between gaming and IT, plus shares his preference between iPhone and Android.
The Notes: May 22-28
Monday, May 23, 2016
In the Notes: Vegas PBS, Michael Gordon, Research Strategy Group, Michelle Bauer, Marcia Neel, Teresa McKee, Albertsons, America First Credit Union, Amy Hunter, Nevada Center of Excellence in Water and more ...
‘Vodka and gin don’t have to be so rough,’ says local spirit maker
Monday, May 23, 2016
The father-daughter team of Dan and Angela Pettit introduced their product in 2014. They use apples, grapes and sugar cane to create spirits that, they say, require less distilling and create a smooth, flavorful spirit.
The List: Residential care facilities, May 22, 2016
Monday, May 23, 2016
Find out about residential care facilities. This week, we rank them by number of licensed beds as of May 1.
The List: Advertising agencies, May 15, 2016
Monday, May 16, 2016
Find out about advertising agencies. This week, we rank them by 2015 capitalized billing.
Passions for work, family and pets can be balanced
Monday, May 16, 2016
The treasurer of the State Bar of Nevada’s Animal Law Section and a founding member of the law firm Maupin Naylor Braster talks about education, animal rights and balancing her professional and personal obligations.
People on the Move: May 15-21
Monday, May 16, 2016
In the Notes: Sean Higgins, Randy Garcia, Brian Buckley, Deborah Danielson, Nadine Faulis, Andy Ferguson, Julie Higgins, Kimberly Joi McDonald, YaeBin Kim and more ...
After merger, beverage distributor’s VP says, ‘We intend to pave a new path’
Monday, May 16, 2016
Wirtz Beverage and Charmer Sunbelt recently merged. Senior Vice President Scott Blazek talks about the company’s business philosophy and vision, and the importance of Nevada as a test market.