People on the Move: March 18, 2024

Mon, Mar 18, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Heaven Can Wait Animal Society, which provides accessible veterinary care for pets and their families, welcomed lifelong animal advocate Rachel Bergren as its executive director. She is responsible for overseeing operations, development, strategic plan implementation and the achievement of the charity’s vision, mission and financial objectives. Bergren previously held the role of executive director for Get Outdoors Nevada.

Treasure Island Las Vegas has opened The Cove Bar & Arcade. Located on the casino level across from the Mystère Theater, The Cove offers an array of arcade games and activities, such as air hockey, shuffleboard, a six-lane bowling alley and a golf simulator, among others

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation welcomed John Parel and Patricia Allander as the new Employment Security Division deputy administrators. Parel will serve as the deputy administrator for workforce. He will plan, organize, coordinate and oversee the management of the state’s workforce and training programs. He has been with DETR since 2006 and has served in a variety of supervisory and manager roles. Allander will serve as the ESD deputy administrator for unemployment insurance. She oversees the strategic management and implementation of the state’s unemployment insurance programs. Allander worked in Unemployment Insurance at DETR from 2009-2022, most recently as the program chief of Unemployment Insurance Support Services (UISS).

Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center received certification from DNV as a comprehensive stroke center, reflecting the highest level of competence for treating severe stroke events. It is the third hospital in Southern Nevada to achieve the designation.

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced that Greg Brower will be rejoining the firm as a shareholder in the litigation department. He has more than 30 years of experience both as a first-chair litigator and senior government official, and most recently served as chief global compliance officer at Wynn Resorts.

Warmington Apartment Communities, in partnership with American Nevada Company, is formally launching Sync Apartment Homes at 7089 N. Aliante Parkway in North Las Vegas. The two- and three-story buildings feature residences ranging from 815 to 1,338 square feet, attached garages and a garden-style walkup. The Warmington group of companies has been developing apartments in Las Vegas since 1996. Its Nevada portfolio in the Las Vegas area includes 12 properties with 2,734 units.

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This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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