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The Notes: Nov. 19, 2018

Michael Key is director of brewery operations and Eddie Leal is head brewer at Ellis Island Hotel, Casino and Brewery.

Four brokers with Colliers International-Las Vegas earned their CCIM designation — Amelia Henry, Jeff Naseef, Chris Lane and Steve Neiger. Roy Fritz and Jennifer Lehr of Sun Commercial Real Estate also reached that benchmark. The designation, from the CCIM Institute, is an indication of success in the field and mastery of financial, market and investment analysis. 

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, in collaboration with Yoga For Life, offers yoga therapy for multiple sclerosis.

HealtHIE Nevada, a statewide health information exchange that offers real-time, secure exchange of clinical patient data, recently met state requirements under Nevada Revised Statute 439.588 and Nevada Administrative Code 439.578, qualifying it to operate within Nevada. The certification, authorized by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services,demonstrates the HIE’s financial and operational sustainability, adherence to privacy, security and patient consent standards and capacity for interoperability with other health information exchanges.

Denise Clark joined the Caesars Entertainment Corporation board of directors, subject to required regulatory approvals. Clark currently serves as a member of United Natural Foods board of directors, where she is a member of both the audit and nominating & governance committees. She recently retired from Estée Lauder after serving as chief information officer of the $12 billion skincare company from 2012 to 2017.

SR Construction completed a 15,764-square-foot buildout of the Third Floor West of Henderson Hospital, which included 28 patient rooms, two nurse hubs and all supporting infrastructure for a new medical surgical unit.

Larry Gimple is South Point Arena and Equestrian Center’s event manager. Gimple brings more than 25 years of experience in the field, most recently serving as executive director of the Horse Park at Woodside in California for the past 11 years.

The Valley Health System General Surgery Residency Program has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for 28 total resident slots, which includes four categorical residents and eight preliminary resident slots. Under the direction of program director Dr. Saju Joseph, MD, the first cohort of 16 residents will begin in July. They will rotate through Desert Springs, Henderson, Spring Valley and Summerlin hospitals. The five-year program will feature a mix of simulation and operating room experiences, research, clinic follow-up with patients, specialty certification upon residency completion, and preparation for the American Board of Surgery Certification Exam. One of the residency’s unique features will be its video-based surgical skills training platform.

Adam Iniguez is a mortgage consultant with Greater Nevada Mortgage, 8475 W. Sunset Road, Suite 302, Las Vegas.

Lisa Montague and Casey Floyd were named partners at MassMedia Corporate Communications, an advertising, marketing and public relations firm.

Lacey Huszcza is executive director of the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

The Firm Public Relations and Marketing, in conjunction with Comprehensive Cancer Centers, received an Honorable Mention in PRNews’ Healthcare Communications Awards for its efforts related to Comprehensive’s skin safety awareness campaign. Additionally, The Firm earned two accolades from the Videographer Awards —a national program honoring excellence and creativity in video production. The Firm received an Award of Distinction for its production of a fundraiser video for the web for Three Square Food Bank’s 2017 “Fill the Plate” and “Hunger Action Month” initiatives. The second award, an honorable mention, recognized The Firm’s making of an event video for the web. The video was created for the UNLV Performing Arts Center and depicted a quiz show of performer Taylor Davis’ tunes.

TruAmerica Multifamily, which owns nine apartment communities totaling more than 3,200 units in Las Vegas, was awarded the inaugural Pet Pawsitive Award by the nonprofit social enterprise Michelson Found Animals Foundation for its pet friendly policies and initiatives across its 37,000-unit portfolio.

Scott Conant, chef and owner of Masso Osteria at Red Rock Casino, launched Sprezza, a line of cooking sauces and products.

UNLV was named one the nation’s best universities for veterans by Military Times magazine. The university ranked 33rd among four-year institutions in the publication’s 2019 “Best for Vets: Colleges” edition—up from 62nd last year.

MountainView Hospital’s ER at Aliante is open at 7207 N. Aliante Parkway. The 11,000-square-foot building includes 12 patient rooms and is staffed by board-certified ER physicians and nurses, with a wide range of on-call hospital specialists.

Taffer Dynamics Inc., a hospitality business consulting firm owned by Jon Taffer, acquired Mojo Group Inc., a consulting company specializing in the development and management of restaurant and nightlife venues. The acquisition will create Taffer Consulting, an expansion of parent company Taffer Dynamics.

Eric Walther and Hayley Jordan Cummings joined Snell & Wilmer. Walther focuses his practice in complex commercial litigation and appellate law. Cummings joins the firm as an associate and focuses her practice on commercial litigation.