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RMI, Truckee Meadows Properties merge

RENO — RMI Management and Reno-based Truckee Meadows Properties have announced the merger of the two community association management companies. Truckee Meadows Properties founder and CEO Randel Walker will serve as president of the Reno operations.

Truckee Meadows Properties manages 18 associations in northern Nevada representing a total of 9,876 units, including Sky Vista Homeowners Association with 1,734 units. The company has served the area since 1989.

With the merger, RMI will represent about 250 community associations in Nevada, employ more than 550 employees and serve almost 80,000 homes in the state.

For more information, visit www.rmillc.com.

Atlantis exec nominated for Leader of the Year award

RENO — Darlyne Sullivan, general manager and executive vice president of the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, is one of eight Leader of the Year award finalists in the inaugural International Women in Gaming (WIG) awards.

The WIG awards were created to highlight exceptional women working in the gaming industry, recognizing role models who offer proof that the industry provides exciting career opportunities for females throughout the world. Many women throughout the gaming world earned nominations, but only 25 made the list of nominees for WIG’s Leader of the Year award

The Leader of the Year award will be presented at the International WIG awards in London on Sept. 24. To see the full list of nominees and finalists, visit www.gaming-awards.com/wigfinalists.html.

New CFO at Renown Health

RENO — Renown Health has announced Marjorie Hebert in the position of chief financial officer (CFO) for Renown Health Ambulatory Services. In her new role, Hebert will be a key leader in ensuring customers’ financial needs are met. She also will provide financial analysis on cost management and revenue enhancement measures. 

Most recently Hebert was the CFO for a group of nine integrated health care entities, including Tahoe Carson Radiology, Great Basin Imaging, Eagle Medical Center, Dayton Healthcare Center and Sierra Nevada Medical Imaging.

After earning her bachelor's degree in ocean engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, Hebert received her master’s degree in business administration in finance from the University of Phoenix. She also holds a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and business valuation certifications.

Register for Conference on Tourism

RENO — Register today for the Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Dec. 7 and 8 at the Peppermill Hotel Casino, and take advantage of the early bird pricing of just $145 — a $100 savings off the standard registration fee. Find out who is traveling and how to communicate with them, learn what motivates today’s traveler in destination choice and hear from CEOs and senior executives of Nevada’s resort properties discuss their strategic plans for 2011 and beyond.

For more information, visit http://governorsconference.org.

Job fair on Tuesday

RENO — Meet face to face with hiring managers at the RenoHires job fair on Tuesday. Attendance is free. Register now and get access to the company list.

Career experts on site will provide free resume reviews. More than 200 positions will be available at this event.

The fair is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino.

Anyone who can’t attend the fair can upload their resume to an online database for recruiters to see. To upload it, visit http://reno.localhires.com/job_fairs/.

Reno Sparks Chamber honors Randy Brown

SPARKS — The Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Reno Sparks program honored Randy Brown, director of regulatory and legislative affairs for AT&T, as the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus. Brown was presented this honor at the Leadership Reno Sparks 26th anniversary reunion and gala on Friday at Hidden Valley Country Club.

Brown is deeply committed to the community, holding leadership positions with numerous nonprofit agencies. He serves as a member of the executive committee at the Reno Sparks Chamber and the Children’s Cabinet. Brown is the former president of the University of Nevada, Reno Alumni Association and serves as a trustee on the University of Nevada Foundation.

“Randy is a superior example and role model for our community,” said Doug Kurkul, CEO of the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce. “He represents the best in leadership and community stewardship.”

3G Studios expands in downtown

RENO — 3G Studios, Inc., an independent video game development studio based in Reno, has expanded its offices and design studio in Basin Street Properties’ 300 E. Second St. facility in downtown Reno, immediately adjacent to the Reno Aces baseball stadium. 3G Studios will go from occupying 6,800 square feet to taking 9,540 square feet of space in the 136,497-square-foot building. Basin Street Properties is a prominent West Coast real estate investor in commercial and mixed-use properties and the largest office landlord in downtown Reno.

3G Studios, Inc. is an accomplished game development studio that designs and develops interactive entertainment products for personal computers (PC), next generation consoles, iPhones and mobile and handheld devices. The company recently launched its first-ever Facebook game, Brave Arms. 3G Studio’s published works include the hit title “Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009,” a collaboration with Harmonix to release “Rock Band” in 2007, “SWAT: Target Liberty” for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) released in 2007 and “Stacked with Daniel Negreanu” released in 2006.

“With the launch of our latest game Brave Arms available on Facebook, we have been successful and it has allowed us to expand our vision,” said James Kosta, CEO of 3G. “This expansion means more employees, new test labs and ultimately, more space. From day one, Basin Street Properties has been responsive to our needs and has helped us accommodate our recent growth.”

For more information about Basin Street Properties, visit www.basin-street.com.
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