People on the Move: Jan. 8, 2024

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B&P Advertising, Media & Public Relations expanded its team of creative professionals by adding copywriter Dean Sasso and account coordinator Julia Aguayo. Sasso is a two-decade industry veteran, most recently with Las Vegas-based Reflex Media, where he led numerous integrated marketing and advertising campaigns. Aguayo joins the agency with a wealth of account and project management experience. She most recently led social media management efforts for print and sign services company Artkore Las Vegas. Additionally, B&P recently welcomed Conor Howell as a new digital design intern.

Megan Basson has been named executive director for the UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation. The center is dedicated to the study of regulatory imperatives as aligned to their development for the dynamic and innovative gaming industry. Basson brings almost two decades of gaming-related experience to the position. She served more than 14 years as head of the Licensing Department for the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board, where she directed all activities relating to the licensing of gambling operations in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

The ER at West Craig, an extension of Centennial Hills Hospital, and the ER at North Las Vegas, an extension of Valley Hospital, opened in December, ready to care for patients who are experiencing a medical emergency.

Area15 has begun construction by raising the 36-foot walls for its monumental expansion spanning 20 acres to its north along Interstate 15. Universal Destinations & Experiences will anchor the district expansion with a new, year-round horror entertainment experience titled Horror Unleashed.

City National Bank named Larry Scott, board chairman for Lighthouse Charities and coordinator for the Hand Up Self Reliance Center, as a member of its Southern Nevada advisory board. Other business professionals serving on the board are: Dr. Walter “Russ” Schroeder, managing partner of Ear, Nose and Throat Consultants of Nevada; Brad Peterson, senior vice president of CB Richard Ellis; Fafie Moore, executive vice president of ERA Consolidated Brokers; Jerry Whitsett, principal of M.R. Whitsett Inc.; Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine; Nancy Wong, principal of Arcata Associates and broker-salesperson of Coldwell Banker Premier Realty; Julie Murray, CEO and principal of the Moonridge Group and president of the Moonridge Foundation; Joseph Brown, of counsel to Jolley Urga Woodbury & Holthus; and Punam Mathur, executive director of the Elaine P. Wynn & Family Foundation.

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This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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