The List: PR firms, May 21, 2018

Mon, May 21, 2018 (2 a.m.)

Company and top executive Number of permanent local employees Sample clients Year established locally
1 BrainTrust
8948 Spanish Ridge Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89148
702-862-4242 •
Kurt Ouchida & Michael Coldwell, managing partners
45 Ethel M Chocolates, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Blind Center of Nevada 2006
2 Kirvin Doak Communications
5230 W. Patrick Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89118
702-737-3100 •
Dave Kirvin, partner
42 MGM Resorts, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Cirque du Soleil 1999
3 Bruce Merrin Public Relations
3885 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite 3001
Las Vegas, NV 89103
702-367-0331 •
Bruce Merrin, president
26 Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of; BluBlocker Sunglasses 1991
4 MassMedia
2230 Corporate Circle Drive
Henderson, NV 89074
702-433-4331 •
Paula Yakubik, CEO
25 Colliers International, Remington Nevada, Nevada State College 1997
5 Faiss Foley Warren Public
Relations & Public Affairs
100 N. City Parkway, Suite 750
Las Vegas, NV 89106
702-933-7777 •
Melissa Warren, managing partner
17 Summerlin/The Howard Hughes Corporation; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada; Cox Communications 1998
6 Wicked Creative
6173 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
702-868-4545 •
Stephanie Wilson, owner
14 Life Time Athletic - Summerlin and Green Valley, Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas and MB Steak at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 2006
7 The Firm Public Relations & Marketing
6157 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
702-739-9933 •
Solveig Raftery, president and CEO
12 Cadence, HealtHIE Nevada and Nevada Public Radio 1993
8 The Ferraro Group
9205 W. Russell Road, Suite 340
Las Vegas, NV 89148
702-367-7771 •
Holly Silvestri, principal
11 Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development; Smith’s Food & Drug Stores; WGU Nevada 2001

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This story originally appeared in the Las Vegas Weekly.