People on the Move: June 21, 2021

Credit One Bank announced the promotions of five employees as it continues to expand its corporate leadership team, including Alyson Ashbock to vice president of brand and advertising; Mike Brown to senior vice president of digital marketing; Raymond Harper to vice president of digital delivery; Vijay Pandara to vice president of delivery management; and Sarah Peacock as vice president of partnerships.

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, welcomed Ping Yang, APRN to OptumCare Primary’s Del Webb location. Yang specializes in neighborhood care.

Karim Kaissi joined Intermountain Healthcare as Nevada Medical Group president. Kaissi comes to Intermountain after serving as president of the eastern U.S. region for CareMore and Aspire Health, an Anthem Inc. subsidiary.

CLS Holdings USA Inc., a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, announced a collaborative venture with New Mexico-based cannabis company Herbal Edibles Inc. The parties will produce each other’s branded products and distribute them in Nevada and New Mexico. This venture is Cannabis Life’s first rollout of its branded products outside of Nevada. The announcement comes after the brand achieved its highest revenue month to date in March.

GoMeyra, a cloud software company that helps medical laboratories process samples, launched a free mobile app for sharing COVID-19 vaccination verification or PCR and rapid antigen test results called GoMeyra Pass. The app is available in the Apple and Android app stores.

Brittany Walker was appointed city attorney for Boulder City. She was named acting city attorney in October 2020. Her previous experience includes working for Holland & Hart as an associate and in the Nevada Court of Appeals for Chief Judge Abbi Silver.

Nathan Adelson Hospice was recognized nationally as one of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2021. Chosen by Modern Healthcare, a national health care business news publication, the hospice will be recognized at an awards gala later this year. This is the 10th time in the past decade the hospice has received this honor. Additionally, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer Angela Collins was appointed to CEO/executive director of MyNHPCO (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) Steering Committee. In her position, Collins will take her leadership role to a national level by facilitating sessions with hospice organizations across the country, creating and updating resources for hospice and palliative care, and fostering professional networks with other NHPCO committees and the communities they serve.

The Nevada Dispensary Association, the state’s largest cannabis industry association, welcomed several new members, including Cannavative, Evergreen Organix, Fleur Cannabis, FloraVega, Blackbird, Ziel and Thrive to the organization. Many of its newest members are cultivators, producers and distributors who joined the association after membership was expanded to incorporate the cannabis industry as a whole.

The City of Henderson appointed Jose Luis Valdez as the new city clerk. Valdez was sworn in by the City Council during the May 18 meeting, and in his new role he will oversee critical functions performed by the city clerk’s office, including managing council and commission services; city archives, records and elections; and administrative services. Prior to joining the city, Valdez served as administrative manager and clerk of the board of supervisors in Napa County, California.


This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.