The People: Nov. 29, 2012
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Michael Bolognini has been named market vice president for Cox Communications, Las Vegas. He oversees all operations of the Las Vegas system, which employs nearly 1,400 and serves more than 420,000 customers in Southern Nevada. Bolognini previously was vice president of Cox Business/Hospitality Network, a full-service, facilities-based provider of advanced voice, video and data business solutions.
Angela Quick has been named director of development at the Nevada Ballet Theatre. She will be responsible for all areas related to fundraising for the company, including maintaining, building and cultivating individual, corporate and foundation support in addition to growing the endowment. She also will be responsible for board member relations and overseeing special events.
Family practitioners James Joseph Metcalf, D.O., Chad Eric Bittner, M.D., and Lien Hoang, M.D., have joined HealthCare Partners Nevada, a physician-led medical group providing primary, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. The three board-certified family practitioners join the HealthCare Partners Pecos Clinic, 283 N. Pecos Road in Henderson. Metcalf has worked in Southern Nevada as a family practitioner since 2006, Bittner has worked locally since 2004 and Hoang since 2007.
James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, co-founders of the litigation firm Pisanelli Bice PLLC, recently were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013. This also is the first year an associate with the firm, Debra L. Spinelli, was selected for inclusion in the prestigious publication. Pisanelli also was named Best Lawyers’ 2013 Las Vegas Litigation — Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.
Larry Ruvo and his wife, Camille, were honored by Cleveland Clinic for their efforts to ensure that residents of Nevada and surrounding communities have access to world-class neurological care. They were named Cleveland Clinic Distinguished Fellows, the organization’s highest lifetime honor, for their work on behalf of Keep Memory Alive and the partnership they forged to establish Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Only 66 people have been made Distinguished Fellows since the inaugural awards in 1971.
Ronald C. Gorsché has joined Gordon Silver’s Patent Department after being admitted to practice in Nevada this year. Gorsché previously worked in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department and Sports and Entertainment Department. He received his Nevada Bar Admission and Nevada U.S. District Court Admission in July.