Slater Hanifan Group named Keith Ferguson construction manager of public works, David Laredo project manager of flood control, Josh Poulson designer of land development and John O’Connell senior construction engineer of transportation.
Nevada State Bank named Jennifer Turner and Daniel Lainhart retail market sales managers. They will support the region managers and branch teams in implementing processes and practices that enhance customer service and growth.
Urology Specialists of Nevada hired physician assistant Adelbert Wadsworth.
Attorney Brooke Bohlke joined real estate and personal injury law firm Cogburn Law Offices.
Hutchison & Steffen partner Patricia Lee received the Young Professional Leadership award from the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada at the Athena International Leadership Awards ceremony.
Dan Waite, Lewis Roca Rothgerber partner, received the Vince Consul Memorial Pro Bono Award from the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. John Krieger, Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorney, was appointed to the board of trustees for the Justice League of Nevada by the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors.
Lionel Sawyer & Collins attorneys were recognized by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada:
■ Phillip Thompson received special mention as one of the top three most generous attorneys by volunteering more than 300 hours during the year.
■ Elizabeth Brickfield was recognized for volunteering 100 hours.
■ Maximiliano Couvillier, Robert Hernquist and Ryan Andersen were recognized for volunteering 50 hours.
■ Doreen Spears Hartwell and Ketan Bhirud, along with Brickfield, Couvillier and Andersen, were on the “2013 Honor Roll” for having taken at least one pro bono case.
■ Mark Gardberg, Steven Anderson, Var Lordahl, Amy Baker, Kendal Davim, Couvillier, Hartwell and Ryan Andersen were recognized for providing free consultations to unrepresented individuals through the Ask-A-Lawyer program, the Homeless Assistance Project, Small Business Project and other clinics.
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy named Kelly Petersen president and Tami Hance vice president.
The Nevada Association of Realtors named Patty Kelley 2013 Nevada Realtor of the Year, and honored Ken Amundson, Mark Ashworth, Myrna Kingham, Kolleen Kelley and Greg Martins.
Seamus McGill was named president of Joingo. As president, McGill will head the sales, marketing and overall growth efforts.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter was honored with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events Pinnacle Award.