People on the Move: May 27, 2024

Mon, May 27, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Major Food Group, the luxury hospitality company founded by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick, is enhancing its collection of restaurants in Las Vegas with the addition of the first Parm Famous Italian outside of the East Coast. Parm joins Major Food Group’s lineup of restaurants in Las Vegas that includes Carbone at Aria and Sadelle’s at Bellagio. Opening inside Proper Eats Food Hall at Aria, Parm brings classic Italian-American soul food to the Strip.

Workforce Connections, Southern Nevada’s local workforce development board, welcomed Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction Jhone Ebert as a new board member. Ebert was appointed to a two-year term on the board. As superintendent, Ebert works to ensure that the 500,000 students at the state’s 750 schools have a pathway to thrive in school and life. In her role, Ebert has expanded career and technical education opportunities to ensure students are college and career ready, spearheaded effective educator retention and recruitment efforts, and turned Nevada into a leader for computer science education. The board oversees activities under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. It is comprised of a diverse group of people familiar with the local labor market and the economic forces impacting Southern Nevada who work to align resources toward effective workforce development to meet local area needs.

Boys Town Nevada announced that long-time Nevadan Debra March has joined its board of directors. March’s service career began directly after graduating from UNLV. She has served as the deputy administrator of the Nevada Real Estate Division, where she created and implemented policies for responsible homeownership. She served as director of UNLV’s Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies and led efforts to develop livable communities. She was part of the founding board of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Leadership Henderson Program and later appointed to the Henderson Planning Commission. She was elected as a city councilwoman and then mayor.

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada welcomed Shannon Oroz as the newest addition to its board of directors. A longtime volunteer with the nonprofit organization that teaches students about financial literacy, workforce development and entrepreneurship, she is the assistant vice president at Credit One Bank responsible for mitigating risk for the business and has over 20 years of financial services experience in process improvement, risk and controls.

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This story originally appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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