The People: Feb. 18, 2013
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Wayne Jeu is a relationship manager at the Cheyenne branch of City National Bank in North Las Vegas. Jeu has 25 years of experience working in the banking and health care industries. He previously worked for Town & Country Bank as a senior vice president and relationship manager.
Wynn Resorts Vice President of Design Roger Thomas was named the Art Design Icon of the Year by the Academy of Art University for his interior design work in the hospitality industry. He accepted the award at the university and spoke with students about his career. Besides designing Wynn Las Vegas and Wynn Macau, Thomas designed the Bellagio, Treasure Island and Golden Nugget.
Dr. Jacques Joseph Lamothe has joined Cardiovascular Consultants of Nevada HealthCare Partners Cardiology. He sees patients at the HealthCare Partners Cardiology La Canada Clinic at 3131 La Canada St., Suite 200, Las Vegas. Lamothe previously worked at Advanced Cardiology Specialists and in private practice.
Debra Spinelli has been named a partner at Pisanelli Bice. Spinelli has overseen almost all aspects of the firm’s litigation department since its inception. The majority of her cases involve complex business disputes, from breach of contract to fraud, often concerning equity and injunctive relief. Spinelli previously worked at what is now Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.
Dr. Samuel D. Esparza joined the pediatric division of the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada. Esparza sees patients at 3196 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas. He previously worked at the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada in Las Vegas and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County in California. Sarah Gannon joined CCCN as a marketing specialist. She previously worked as an account executive at Hospitality eBusiness Strategies (HeBS Digital) in Las Vegas. Additionally, Dr. Rupesh J. Parikh, an oncologist at CCCN, received the 2012 “Talk of the Town” Customer Satisfaction Award based on patient reviews. Parikh has been practicing medical oncology for more than 10 years and has a special interest in breast, colon and lung cancer, as well as gynecologic oncology and sarcomas.
Kami Dempsey-Goudie has joined Cox Communications as executive director for public/government affairs. She has more than 15 years of experience in government relations, public affairs and political consulting. Dempsey-Goudie previously worked for Strategic Solutions, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and the city of Las Vegas. She also has owned Accretive Consulting, a consulting and campaign management firm, since 2004.
Karyne Morris, a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry, has joined Community Leaders Elite Realty. Morris is a member of the Elite Club, Multi-Million Dollar Club and has been named a Building Industry Leader for both commercial and residential sales.
Jennelle Reedy was hired as an associate in the retail investment division of Colliers International. She will team with Frank Marretti and Joe Bonifatto to handle acquisitions, dispositions, investment valuations and other services for clients. Reedy previously worked as a Realtor at RE/MAX First Choice in La Crosse, Wis., where she represented owners in the sale and leasing of hotels, restaurants and industrial buildings.
Joseph T. Kozlowski and Talitha Gray Kozlowski were named shareholders at Gordon Silver. Kozlowski practices in the firm’s corporate and real estate department, while Gray Kozlowski works in the business restructuring and bankruptcy department. Kozlowski focuses on real estate finance, development, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as commercial leasing, construction and general transactions. Gray Kozlowski focuses on corporate restructuring and complex insolvency and has represented corporate and individual debtors, trustees, creditors’ committees and secured creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.