People on the Move: May 13, 2024

Mon, May 13, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Three Square Food Bank announced Edmund Wong as chief operating officer. He oversees organizational growth with an emphasis on helping build upon operations and culture. Wong previously served as CEO and vice president of food and beverage for the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas.

Trent Jarvis is the new vice president business relationship officer at GenuBank. He has over seven years of experience in relationship management and business banking, including serving as business development officer and senior branch relationship banker with Nevada State Bank. In his new role, Jarvis will develop and implement targeted strategies to drive new business growth and achieve sales targets. GenuBank also announced its approved status as a Platinum Partner bank with the Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts program. Platinum Partner banks pay 2% or more on IOLTA accounts, which increases funding to provide at-risk Nevadans with legal aid for addressing critical legal issues.

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. Most recently, he served as the interim leader of the Select Health Desert Region. Worthen has over 30 years of experience in the health care industry.

The Southwest Medical Surgery Center – Charleston, at 2450 W. Charleston Blvd., received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, an increase from its previous A rating.

The UNLV Research Foundation approved an agreement with Gardner Nevada Tech Park Studios to oversee development of a 34-acre media production and multi-use facility complex at the Harry Reid Research & Technology Park. Gardner, the master developer of the research park, will work with Birtcher Development and studio operator the MBS Group to create the planned Nevada Studios Campus.

The Mob Museum announced that Ashley Miller, vice president of marketing, communications and sales, was honored as one of PRNews’ Top Women of 2024 in the Motivators category. This recognition is awarded to women who have demonstrated leadership and innovation in public relations. Under Miller’s leadership, the organization routinely earns more coverage for its exhibits and programs in media outlets than other nationally renowned museums and has become Nevada’s most visited museum.

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This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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