The People: Feb. 25, 2013
25 February 2013
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Derek Eige and Nick Murray are sales executives at Wet ’n’ Wild Las Vegas, a 41-acre, $50 million water park being built in Summerlin. Eige previously was vice president of sales for the Las Vegas Locos football team. Murray is a director at SPB Capital Partners, a Las Vegas private equity firm and Wet ’n’ Wild investor.
Joyson D. Pekkattil, MD, MBA, PMP, is director of research operations at the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada. Pekkattil develops and executes clinical research trials and oversees a physician research team that participates in more than 170 projects a year. Pekkattil previously worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Kristin Stork is director of community relations at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. She will oversee the firm’s involvement in community organizations and manage its charitable giving.
Attorney William A. Levy has joined the Prestige Law Group as a partner. Levy has practiced law in Las Vegas for 28 years and has an AV Pre-eminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He also is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for receiving a jury verdict of $3.1 million in a case involving defective swimming pools.
Gavin Walker, president and CEO of Risk Coordinators, was named 2013 president for the Breakfast Connections morning networking group. Other board members include: past president Darrell Evans, president, Yokel Local Internet Marketing; vice president Katie Kruse, accountant, Larry L. Bertsch, CPA and Associates; and secretary Susan Smith, independent associate, LegalShield.
Dr. Ferozan Malal, associate medical director of Family Home Hospice, received her board certification in hospice and palliative care from the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Christina Zila, director of communications for tech firm Textbroker International, spoke about content campaign strategies at PubCon’s regional conference in Austin, Texas.
Scott Edlin is sales director at ManagedPAY, a human resources, payroll and insurance services company. Edlin is a veteran sales professional and licensed insurance broker.
Julie Pazina, director of sales at Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services, is president of the Las Vegas Hospitality Association. Other board members include: chairman Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing, Maverick Aviation Group; president-elect Tami Hance, vice president, Destinations by Design; vice president of membership Jennifer Cheung-Cline, account executive, Hello Las Vegas!; vice president of meetings Danelle Dodds, account executive, Hosts Las Vegas; secretary Kathy Dyke, event designer, By-Dzign; treasurer Linda Ness, CEO/owner, Evolution Event Services; and director of marketing Josh Martin, director of marketing, Exotics Racing. Additionally, the LVHA launched a new website at www.MyLVHA.org.
Brooke Pribyl is a property management assistant at Colliers International – Las Vegas. Pribyl previously served as an assistant property manager at Sperry Van Ness. She holds a Nevada real estate license and property management permit.
The Community Associations Institute’s Nevada Chapter, which represents homeowners associations and community managers statewide, announced its 2013 board of directors. Members include: president Donna Toussaint, community leader and volunteer; president-elect Norman Rosensteel, CMCA, AMS, PCAM; vice president Paul P. Terry Jr., a partner at Angius & Terry, a law firm; secretary Patricia Taylor, owner of Taylor Association Management; treasurer Mindy Martinez, Western Risk Insurance; director Steve Vitali, Nevada division vice president of the Management Trust; director James Gibson, Red Rock Financial Services; director Judith Hanson, Sun City Aliante; and director Tiffany Dessaints, president/CEO, Associa Nevada South.
Dr. Ivan A. Arce-Munoz, a family physician, has joined the HealthCare Partners Medical Group. Arce-Munoz sees patients at the HealthCare Partners Civic Center facility at 2225 Civic Center Drive, Suite 280, North Las Vegas. He previously was a general practitioner in the emergency department at the Al Noor Hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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