Ann Mackey Kling, an attorney at Kling Law Offices, completed a Master of Laws degree in elder law from Stetson University College of Law. She has been a licensed attorney for more than 20 years.
Joanna Myers is an associate at Gordon Silver. She is part of the intellectual property and entertainment and sports practice groups.
Laura Hart is a senior associate on CBRE’s industrial team. She has earned numerous awards during her nine-year career in the Las Vegas industrial market.
Sabrina Mansanas is a partner at Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen and Sanders. Her law practice focuses on the defense of products liability, professional liability and bad faith cases.
John Travassos was promoted to vice president of operations at Burke Construction Group. He previously was director of operations for Burke’s West/Southwest and Upper Midwest Divisions. Travassos, who has more than three decades of experience, joined Burke in 2006.
Attorney Jeffrey Silver was elected vice chairman of the board of directors for the Mob Museum. He previously served as a member of the museum’s board and as treasurer.
Christal Allen is the first franchisee for TheOfficeSquad. Allen offers virtual office, bookkeeping, administrative and personal concierge services at her store at 2850 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson.
Selena Pepe is now the sole owner of 3 Martini Lunch, an advertising and graphic design agency.
Evan Dickson was promoted to vice president and senior credit officer at Nevada State Development Corp.
Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon opened Carson Kitchen downtown inside the old John. E Carson Hotel at 124 S. Sixth St., Las Vegas.
Fabian Vincent is vice president and business banking relationship manager at City National Bank. Vincent has 30 years of experience in the financial services and investment banking industries. He previously worked as a business consultant at FMV Enterprises.
Chris Roman joined the board of directors of the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities. He is president and CEO of MundoFox affiliates KMCC-DT Las Vegas and KYVV-DT San Antonio.
Brian Clagett is southeast/Henderson community bank district manager at Wells Fargo. He joined the bank as a teller in 2000.
Sophia Peressini is an engineer at Walker Engineering. She has eight years of engineering design experience doing roadway design, drainage studies and improvement plans in Nevada and California.
Shawn Gerstenberger is dean of UNLV’s School of Community Health Sciences. He had been interim dean since 2013 and has been a faculty member since 1997.
Richard Rehm, of Pyramid Logistics Services, was honored by Mayflower Transit as February operator of the month in the logistics services category.
Christine Bordeaux and Katie Lever, of Bally Technologies, were named Proven Leaders in Gaming by Casino Enterprise Management magazine. Julie Boguslawski, of Bally Technologies, Randi Kolesar, of Wynn Las Vegas, and Annabelle Lee, of Konami Gaming, were selected “Rising Stars.”
Rod Davis, senior vice president of operations at Dignity Health Nevada and former president and CEO of 23 years for St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus, will be honored at the sixth annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball on Nov. 8.
Daniel Shiode is clinical director at Las Vegas Recovery Center. He has nearly 30 years of training and experience.
Jonathan Spadafora, managing partner of Macro Management Group, and Steven Kennedy, owner of the 33Group, took over management of Chateau Nightclub and Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas. Spadafora has worked at LAX Nightclub, Pure Management Group and Kitchen Sink Nightlife, while Kennedy has been with the House of Blues Corp., Light Group and TAO Group.
Michelle Northrup is a registered dietician at Surgical Weight Control Center. She previously worked at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center as a clinical dietician, weight loss and sports nutrition educator.
Ronald Heezen is executive director of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. He replaces Jeanne Goodrich, who is retiring. Heezen previously was executive director of Shreve Memorial Library System in Shreveport, La., and director of the Green Gold Library System in Louisiana.
John Lopez is manager of government affairs at Cox Communications, Las Vegas. He previously served as a senior staff member from 1995-2009 to former Congressman and U.S. Sen. John Ensign and as government affairs manager for Las Vegas.
Dr. Chi Pang Wu joined Aliante Integrated Physical Medicine. He is a chiropractic physician and has practiced in Las Vegas for 22 years.