People on the Move: June 17, 2024

Mon, Jun 17, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Henderson’s Department of Economic Development was recognized as an Accredited Economic Development Organization by the International Economic Development Council. It is one of only 81 organizations worldwide to earn this honor. In addition to leading to the team to this accreditation, director of economic development and tourism Jared Smith is also a Certified Economic Developer—a distinction achieved by only about 2% of economic developers in the country. 

Kevin Murray, manager of housing and justice systems, community solutions for SilverSummit Healthplan, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, has been elected to serve as a board member for the Southern Nevada Homeless Continuum of Care. Murray leads SilverSummit’s justice and housing programs and has spearheaded several important initiatives, including partnering with agencies like Las Vegas Rescue Mission and Salvation Army of Southern Nevada for emergency shelter collaborations. As a member of the board, he will contribute to the coordinated and regional approach in planning and providing services to combat homelessness and promote affordable housing solutions.

Select Health announced Jason Worthen as the new president for the Desert Region, overseeing operations in Southern Nevada. Worthen joined Select Health in November 2022 as Medicare assistant vice president, then served as vice president of government programs. As region president, he will be responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives across all aspects of Select Health’s activity in the health insurance market in the Desert Region. Prior to joining Select Health, Worthen served as the senior vice president for Medicare programs nationally for Steward Health Care and as regional vice president at Steward Health Care.

Three attorneys at Pisanelli Bice—managing partner Debra Spinelli, partner Jordan Smith and associate Tyler Stevens—will receive the honor of inclusion in Nevada Business Magazine’s 2024 list of Top Rank Attorneys, showcasing the top respected attorneys across Nevada, voted for inclusion by their peers.

Adam Bult will join Carrie Johnson as co-chair of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s litigation department. Bult’s practice focuses on complex commercial and construction disputes handling high-stakes, complicated litigation matters. He is also a member of the firm’s PRIDE group as well as co-chair of the firm’s recently launched sober affinity group, Brownstein Pathways. 

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This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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