Jeffrey Steffen is of counsel at Hutchison and Steffen. He practices corporate and commercial, landlord/tenant, asset protection, business planning, real estate and construction law.
Jeffrey Mandelbaum, a technology consultant, joined the board of directors of Xumanii.
Dana Adams is vice president and learning and development manager at Nevada State Bank. He has 10 years of industry experience.
Veronica Fuentes and Svenja Dahlstrom joined the gaming, entertainment and sports division of Lockton, an insurance broker.
Scott Taylor, a shareholder at Piercy Bowler Taylor and Kern, was appointed to the Technology Business Alliance of Nevada board and will serve as treasurer.
Randy Watkins is CEO of the Community Association Management Company. He has three decades of executive management experience.
Dr. Steven Gregurek is medical director at United Blood Services. He previously was director of transfusion medicine and blood banking for multiple local hospitals.
Allison Cordova and Michelle Monson are account executives and Jennifer Jo is an assistant account executive at Braintrust Marketing + Communications.
Physician assistant Courtney Loper and certified nurse practitioner Josephine Sciacca joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services. Loper sees patients at Tenaya Oncology/Hematology. Sciacca sees patients at the HealthCare Partners Virgin Valley Clinic in Mesquite.
Michael Erin is chief of staff and global initiatives manager at the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. He is a former U.S. Army captain.
Lauren Peña was certified as a matchmaker from the Matchmaking Institute. She is co-founder of Project Duo, a Las Vegas matchmaking and date coaching company.
Susan Vogel, vice president of finance and chief financial officer for UnitedHealthcare of Nevada, Utah and Idaho, joined Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s board of directors.
John Saccenti was promoted to executive director of the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. He has been a part of the bowl staff since 2001.
Salvador Avila, branch manager of the Enterprise Library, received the Dr. Arnulfo D. Trejo Librarian of the Year award from REFORMA, a national organization that promotes library and information services to Latinos and Spanish-speaking communities.
Thomas Auriemma is part of MGM Resorts International’s compliance committee. He was a gaming regulator in New Jersey for more than 28 years and served as deputy director and director of the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement.
Chelsy Cardin is marketing project manager at Colliers International – Las Vegas. She previously worked at the Culinary Health Fund and JMA Architecture.
The National Atomic Testing Museum added several board members: Hannah Brown, president emerita, Urban Chamber of Commerce; Jennifer Von Tobel, president, Kingmakers Consulting; John Laub, president, Nevada Biotechnology and Health Science Consortium; Scott Traeger, deputy manager, Joint Laboratory Office in Nevada for Los Alamos National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Michael Mohar, deputy director, NNSA Remote Sensing Laboratory at the Nevada National Security Site; and Pat Arnold, CEO, Covelop. Additionally, Kathleen Frantz was named vice president of development and public relations for the museum.
The Las Vegas Hospitality Association added seven members: Jacinta Jose, senior partner development manager, YPlan; Sammy Vassilev, photographer, Photographika; Noa Peri-Jensch, founder, the Global Momentum; Lora Hendrickson, marketing, and Enrique Villar, art director, Radioactive Productions; Ava Bahnam Wideen, director of sales and marketing, CSI: The Experience; and Phil Valentine, regional manager, Best Corporate Events.
The Trauma Intervention Program of Southern Nevada recognized local emergency responders during an annual Heroes with Heart Gala. Honored were: Luis Fonseca, battalion chief aide, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue; Amie Modglin, investigator, Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner; Brian Pollard, officer, Henderson Police; Scott Vaughn, officer, North Las Vegas Police; and Douglas Gillespie, sheriff, Metro Police.
Several Southern Nevada attorneys were included on the 2014 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business list. Honored were: Snell and Wilmer – Patrick Byrne (litigation: general commercial), Patricia Curtis (real estate), Leon Mead (litigation: construction), Mandy Shavinsky (real estate) and Stephen Yoken (real estate); Lewis Roca Rothgerber – Anthony Cabot (gaming and licensing), Gregory Giordano (gaming and licensing), Von Heinz (litigation: general commercial), Sean McGuinness (gaming and licensing) and Thomas Ryan (litigation: general commercial); Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas – Michael Buckley (real estate) and William “Dave” Davis Jr. (real estate); Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck – Frank Schreck (gaming and licensing), David Arrajj (gaming and licensing), Ellen Schulhofer (corporate and commercial), Albert Kovacs (corporate and commercial), Andrew Brignone (labor and employment: ERISA), Kirk Lenhard (litigation: general commercial), Angela Turriciano Otto (real estate) and Leslie Terry Jones (real estate); Lionel Sawyer and Collins – Jeff Zucker (corporate and commercial), Craig Etem (corporate and commercial), Bob Faiss (gaming and licensing), Mark Clayton (gaming and licensing), Dan Reaser (gaming and licensing), Jennifer Roberts (gaming and licensing), Jeff Zucker (real estate), Matt Watson (real estate), Mark Goldstein (real estate), Paul Hejmanowski (litigation: general commercial), Todd Touton (litigation: general commercial), Linda Bullen (environmental), Greg Smith (labor and employment) and Laura Thalacker (labor and employment); Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart – Tony Martin (labor and employment); Bailey Kennedy – John Bailey (litigation: general commercial) and Dennis Kennedy (litigation: general commercial); and Gordon Silver – Jeffrey Silver (gaming and licensing).