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The Notes: Feb. 10, 2020

Mon, Feb 10, 2020 (2 a.m.)

Alex Fugazzi was elected to the board of directors of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce. Fugazzi is the Nevada office administrative partner at Snell & Wilmer as well as a trial attorney and civil litigator representing businesses in state and federal courts, arbitration and on appeal. He has been a Henderson resident for 15 years.

De Castroverde Law Group announced that Danielle Holt joined the firm. Holt will practice personal injury litigation and is experienced in a variety of legal areas including animal law, insurance defense, medical malpractice defense and personal injury law. Prior to joining De Castroverde Law Group, she was at the 702 Firm.

PureStar, a provider of laundry services and linen management to the hospitality industry, appointed Alex Dixon as west region president to lead the company’s west coast operations and service lines. Dixon previously served in various executive roles for hospitality companies such as Caesars Entertainment Corporation and MGM Resorts International, including most recently as the president and chief operating officer for Circus Circus.

Department of Business and Industry Director Terry Reynolds appointed two leadership positions within the department: Sandy O’Laughlin as commissioner of the Nevada financial institutions division and Budd Milazzo as deputy director for Northern Nevada.

MountainView Hospital opened Las Vegas Heart Associates, a cardiology practice offering the full spectrum of cardiovascular care, including comprehensive patient management. The clinic is part of the larger Las Vegas Heart Institute, which includes the MountainView Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Associates and the hospital’s outpatient cardiac rehab program. The practice employs six cardiologists at 2880 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 100. MountainView also broke ground on northwest Las Vegas’ second hospital-based emergency department. The 24-hour facility, located in the Skye Canyon master-planned community, will serve the fast-growing area when it opens this fall.

Konami Gaming Inc.’s award-winning Synkros casino management system was selected by Virgin Voyages for its founding fleet of luxury ships. Konami will deliver its player-tracking system, combined with its newest games, to provide entertainment, engagement and convenience for sailors onboard. The brand has announced plans to launch four ships, leading with the Scarlet Lady which is scheduled to set sail in April.

Lori Olk, vice president of regulatory compliance with Konami Gaming Inc., was named one of Global Gaming Business magazine’s “25 People to Watch” in 2020. She was selected by the magazine’s editorial advisory board as a person poised to make a major impact on the gaming industry. With a more than 20-year track record in gaming regulatory compliance, Olk has helped ensure Konami’s compliance across 300-plus governmental regulatory jurisdictions since 2011.

Dr. Eugene Libby and Dr. Anthony Bratton joined OptumCare Orthopaedics and Spine as orthopedic surgeons to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community.

The Penta Building Group hired Liana Moreno as preconstruction assistant. Moreno was previously an HR intern with the company.

First Friday Foundation Las Vegas, a nonprofit organization, named Corey Fagan as executive director. Fagan has been working with First Friday since 2012 in various roles, most recently as the foundation’s development director since 2016. Fagan’s primary goal is to ensure that the infrastructure of the monthly event is streamlined and cost efficient, and she is committed to working with the board of directors to improve the event’s art programs, lighting, footprint and entertainment.

Colliers International Las Vegas promoted Angelina Scarcelli, CPM, CCIM to director of operations and Jennifer Kennedy to senior portfolio manager. Scarcelli and Kennedy both work within the Real Estate Management Services department, which provides services in property management, building operations, maintenance, lead administration as well as financial reporting.

Boulder City announced William Gray as the new fire chief. Gray has more than 25 years of experience in fire service. He has served as a firefighter, fire medic, emergency medical officer, training officer, operations captain and assistant fire chief.

Dr. Neil Gokal, medical director of clinical education for Southwest Medical Associates, joined the Nevada Academy of Family Physicians as a board member. The academy works to assist Nevada family physician members in providing the highest quality of care for their patients.

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources appointed Colin Robertson as the inaugural administrator for departments’s Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation. Robertson will help build the new division with a focus on enhancing Nevada’s outdoor recreation experiences and promoting a healthy and sustainable outdoor recreation economy that centers on protecting Nevada’s natural landscapes.

NAIOP Southern Nevada, an organization representing commercial real estate developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, announced its newly elected officers and directors for 2020, led by President Julie Cleaver, vice president of planning and design for Summerlin with the Howard Hughes Corporation. Additional officers include President-elect David Strickland, Thomas & Mack Development Group; Treasurer Reed Gottesman, Harsch Investment Properties; Secretary Rod Martin, Majestic Realty Co.; and Immediate Past President Shawn Danoksi, DC Building Group. The remaining board members include Cassie Catania-Hsu, Sun Commercial Real Estate Inc.; Jay Heller, Heller Companies; Matt Hoyt, CommCap Advisors; Jeff LaPour, LaPour; Hayim Mizrachi, CCIM, MDL Group; Steve Neiger, CCIM, Colliers International; Michael Newman, CBRE; John Restrepo, RCG Economics; Brad Schnepf, Marnell Properties; and Jennifer Turchin, Coda Group Inc.

This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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