Lisa Cross and Ryan Whitman were promoted to shareholders at Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern.
Andrew Levy, former president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, is chief financial officer of United Airlines parent United Continental Holdings.
Mike Dickinson is a tax director at Johnson Advisors. His areas of expertise include tax compliance, business consulting, closely held companies, multistate taxation and high-net-worth individuals. Dickinson is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Nevada Society of CPAs.
Ron Ventura is real estate broker/owner for the Allison James Estates and Homes’ Las Vegas location.
John Gamby is the fire chief at the Nevada National Security Site. The NNSS Fire and Rescue department oversees operations of the Department of Energy facility 65 miles from Las Vegas and provides mutual aid for accidents on U.S. 95, and for the neighboring communities of Pahrump, Beatty and Armagosa.
Rick Stevens is the chief operating officer of Remington Nevada, a commercial land development company.
Robin “Montana” Williams is chief operating officer/cyber evangelist of the Cyber World Institute and The Learning Center Las Vegas.
Guardian Angel Defense, owned by James Boehm, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, provides self-defense training. Guardian Angel Defense’s head female instructor is Patti Stewart.
Kimberly Trueba, John Anderson and Michael Sullivan joined the board of directors of Easter Seals Nevada. Trueba is co-owner and partner with HTK Hospitality Advisors in Las Vegas. Anderson is president and CEO of SH Architecture. Sullivan oversees government public affairs with the Ferraro Group.
Anna Cavalieri is a Bank of America business banking market executive.
Tammy Washington and Ryan Gundersen are branch managers at Clark County Credit Union. Washington will oversee the Water Street location in Henderson, and Gundersen will oversee the Sunset Road location in the southwest valley.
Michael Henriksen Jr. is controller of the Clark County Credit Union.
Alex Bjerk is the lead graphic designer at SGEi, a consulting and training company.
Cosmopolitan President and CEO Bill McBeath is serving on Las Vegas Metro’s fiscal affairs committee.
Anna Victorine is a genetic counselor at Provenance Healthcare, a genetic evaluation and health care provider. Kathleen Bouch is a genetic analyst.
Gaming Laboratories International President and CEO James Maida received a lifetime achievement award at the 16th annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing and Gaming Law.
Cathy Jones of Sun Commercial Real Estate achieved the SIOR office designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.
Simmons Group Nevada Managing Partner Amy Hunter was elected chairwoman of the board of trustees for Core Academy.
Show Creators Studios, 4465 W. Sunset Road, expanded to provide 10,500 square feet of space for companies that need access to a recording studio, online TV, podcast and photographic studios, theatrical rehearsal spaces and private offices.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf opened at 10604 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson.
New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Las Vegas was acquired by New Horizons Learning Group in Anaheim, Calif.
The Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court “Guide and File” system made the list of the top 10 court technology solutions by the National Association for Court Management. “Guide and File” offers an online portal at the Self-Help Centers that guides self-represented litigants through the filing process.
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Bailey Kennedy managing partner John Bailey was ranked by Super Lawyers to be among the top 100 attorneys in Nevada and the Western United States. Bailey is the firm’s founding shareholder, whose practice focuses on health care law, gaming and corporate litigation. Other Mountain State Super Lawyers at Bailey Kennedy include partner Dennis Kennedy (determined by Super Lawyers to be among the top 10 attorneys in Nevada and the Western United States), partner Joshua Dickey and associate attorney Joshua Gilmore, who achieved “Rising Star” ranking on the list. Kennedy’s practice focuses on business and professional liability litigation. Dickey’s practice focuses on business litigation, including disputes in such areas as commercial law, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, corporate law, and health care law. Gilmore practices primarily in the area of complex commercial litigation, including disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, antitrust and unfair competition, and business torts.