The People: Feb. 4, 2013
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Canyon Ranch SpaClub at the Venetian and Palazzo has promoted three employees. Laura Horvath is spa director, Shawn Granito is associate spa director and Coco Kennedy is director of operations. The three have a combined 35 years of experience with Canyon Ranch.
Joseph T. Kozlowski and Talitha Gray Kozlowski were named shareholders at Gordon Silver. Kozlowski practices in the firm’s corporate and real estate department; Gray Kozlowski practices in the business restructuring and bankruptcy department.
Robyn Mathis and Carol Skerlich have joined Nevada Public Radio as underwriting account executives. Mathis and Skerlich will secure media buys for locally-produced broadcasts, online media, print publications and special events.
Kathleen Nylen, a principal at PBTK Consulting, has been appointed chairwoman of the Clark County Board of Equalization for a second four-year term. As chairwoman, Nylen conducts hearings for taxpayers who disagree with the assessor as to the taxable value of a property.
Kelli Vaz was promoted to vice president at Service Point, a Las Vegas sales management consulting company. Vaz was Service Point’s first employee when it started three years ago.
Kendal L. Davis has joined Lionel Sawyer & Collins as an associate in the firm’s litigation department. A native Nevadan, Davis received her Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV in 2010.
Eduardo Rozen was named sales manager of Latin America for JCM Global. Besides his sales efforts, Rozen will be a key figure in recommending product pricing and market research.
Kelly Glenn was promoted to vice president of account management at the Glenn Group, a marketing communication firm. Glenn leads the statewide account management team. Also, the Glenn Group received a 2012 Tri-State Pinnacle Award in the “Special Events and Observances, under $25,000” category for its work for client Sempra U.S. Gas and Power on “Copper Mountain Solar Hosts President Obama.”
Kevin Favreau is executive director of the First Tee of Southern Nevada, a youth organization that aims to enrich children’s lives through golf. Favreau is retired from the FBI and previously was the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Las Vegas division.
Sabrina Chapman has been hired as a public relations senior account executive at SK+G. Chapman joins the firm with more than three years of public relations, marketing and business experience.
Ryan A. Loosvelt was promoted to partner at the Las Vegas office of Duane Morris. Loosvelt practices commercial and civil litigation, with an emphasis on business litigation, as well as intellectual property litigation involving matters such as cybersquatting, trademark infringement, unfair competition and unfair trade practices.
Wendy DiVecchio was promoted to director of operations at the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, Southern Nevada’s largest professional trade organization. DiVecchio has worked for GLVAR for 14 years and previously was its director of education. She now will oversee the daily operations of 36 employees and manage contracts with vendors to help serve the association’s almost 11,000 members.