Business notes:

People on the Move: July 30, 2018

Intuition.LA, a clothing boutique based out of California, opened a Las Vegas outlet at Fashion Show mall.

The Alexander Library One-Stop Career Center is open at 1755 W. Alexander Road, North Las Vegas.

North Vista Hospital’s bariatric surgical center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

NorthMarq Capital is open at 10181 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas.

Harlequin Floors, which provides flooring for dance, performing arts, entertainment and events, opened a warehouse and distribution center in Las Vegas.

Vegas Auto Gallery, a boutique dealership owned by Nick Dossa and Ed Ghaben, is open at 3055 Palms Center Drive, Las Vegas.

Patriot Place Apartments are open at 4245 S. Pecos Road, Las Vegas. The 50-unit complex is Accessible Space’s first low-income, Housing Tax Credit-financed development designed for, and with a preference given to, qualifying U.S. veterans. Primary funding and support was provided by: Nevada Housing Division, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Clark County Community Resources Management; Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program/City National Bank; Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s Priority Markets Grant; U.S. Bank National Association; U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp.; U.S. Veterans Administration; and the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority.

Refined Personal Training is open at 11251 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 180, Henderson.

Ijafeh Akpe and Stephanie Lim are fellows of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for health care leaders. Akpe is assistant system director of health information management and physician/clinical documentation improvement for the Valley Health System. Lim is director of business development for Spring Valley Hospital.

Gabby Kompare, neonatal physical therapist at Spring Valley Hospital, earned her designation as a certified neonatal therapist, one of approximately 250 in the world.

MountainView Hospital’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging system received an advanced system update from GE Healthcare. It is devised to help clinicians improve workflow, lower cost of ownership and improve patient comfort. The system uses 34 percent less power than previous MRI systems and requires a smaller footprint for installation. Two to three more patients per day can be scanned due to new features and an anticipated increase in productivity.

MountainView Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award, which recognizes a commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest science.

Summerlin Hospital offers Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview, an optical imaging agent for the detection of papillary cancer of the bladder in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer. Cysview is the only FDA-approved imaging agent for use with blue-light cystoscopy.

Julie Cleaver is Howard Hughes Corp.’s senior vice president, land planning and design; Randy Ecklund is senior vice president and executive director Summerlin Community Association.

Paul Stowell, senior vice president and chief market strategist for City National Bank, was presented the Foundation Award from West Career and Technical Academy. This award recognizes people who donate time and talent to West Tech. Stowell has volunteered his time and bank resources to West Tech since it opened in 2010. He serves on the school’s High School of Business Advisory Council, speaks to students at career day events, participates as a judge in project-based learning programs, presents teacher literacy grants to teacher recipients, coordinates author visits to the school and more.

Van City RV is the exclusive sponsor of the Van City RV Horse Trailer Parking Area at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center.

Caesars Entertainment was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld.

Bart Mahoney is vice president of food and beverage for Golden Entertainment.

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospitals launched EMPOWERED (Empowering Mothers for Positive Outcomes With Education, Recovery and Early Development), which is designed to help mothers whose children may suffer from neonatal abstinence syndrome as a result of medicine, drugs, nicotine, alcohol, marijuana and other substances used during pregnancy. The program offers resources on prenatal, postpartum, and early childhood development.

The Downtown Vegas Alliance elected new board members, including Betsy Fretwell, senior vice president of Switch Cities; Jeren Miles, director of community affairs at Lyft; and Uri Vaknin, partner at KRE Capital. The organization named Seth Schorr, CEO of Downtown Grand, as communications chair; Patrick Hughes, president and CEO of Fremont Street Experience, as membership chair; Kelli Ross, energy adviser at Southwest Gas, as government affairs chair; and Christina Roush, HB Properties, as operations chair. The alliance’s steering committee includes Fretwell, Schorr, Jillian Austin (who manages business development in Nevada for Lyft) and Jeff Victor (vice president of operations for The D Las Vegas and Golden Gate Casino).

Consumer Reports recognized MountainView Hospital and 62 other hospitals for successes in heart surgery. MountainView is the only Nevada hospital on the list. Ratings were determined by data provided by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for hospitals that agreed to share information.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. and MGM Resorts International are on the Civic 50 list, a Points of Light initiative. The list showcases companies that excel in their community initiatives. Caesars was recognized for its “People Planet Play” program and MGM for its efforts to combat hunger.

Four teachers from the Clark County School District were selected to participate in Bureau of Land Management’s Teachers on Public Lands program: Staci Ruelas-Ortega from Dailey Elementary School; Trey Takahashi-Brummer from Von Tobel Middle School; Greg Shofner from Cimarron-Memorial High School; and Ashley Long from Sierra Vista High School.

Nine companies joined the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers:

• Ace Systems, based in Monterrey, Mexico, specializes in casino management systems.

• BDO USA, based in Chicago with an office in Las Vegas, is an accounting firm.

• Capco, based in Washington, D.C., is a consulting firm specializing in business, digital and technology consulting services.

• Deloitte, based in Las Vegas, provides audit and assurance, consulting, tax, and risk and financial advisory services.

• Nanoptix, based in Dieppe, Canada, is a global provider of thermal direct printers.

• PDS Gaming, based in Las Vegas, is a financing and lease company that specializes in capital-needs solutions.

• Plus Studios, based in Las Vegas, was founded in 2013 by a collective group of trade show industry veterans committed to their clients.

• The United States Playing Card Co., based in Erlanger, Kentucky, produces and distributes playing cards and dealing shoes.

• Weike Gaming Technology, based in Singapore, supplies slot gaming machines, electronic table games, gaming management systems and jackpot links.

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