Houldsworth, Russo & Co. hired Kris Cooke as tax manager. Cooke has tax and consulting experience with corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies including consolidations, multistate and international taxation.
Central Recovery Treatment named Johanna O’Flaherty chief executive officer. O’Flaherty is a certified trainer for critical incident crisis debriefing programs.
Pediatric care provider Candace Moore has joined the department of pediatrics at HealthCare Partners Medical Group. Moore has served as a physician assistant in Southern Nevada for the past seven years.
Surgical Weight Control Center welcomed Quang T. Nguyen to the team as the lead of the medical weight loss program. Nguyen is board-certified in internal medicine, hypertension and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.
Public relations firm Virgen Inc. named James Russell creative director. Russell oversees the firm’s art department.
Edited by a Pro, a company providing writing, editing and translation services, changed its name to Words by a Pro and launched a new website. Marek Biernacinski serves as president and CEO.
Richard J. Morgan, of counsel with Lionel Sawyer & Collins, has been named Volunteer of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Morgan was nominated by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for his work as co-chairman of the Capital Campaign.
Colliers International promoted Renae Russo to associate. Russo works in the industrial division and focuses on property analysis and research.
The Funnel Cake Café was named the Urban Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Micro Business of the Year. Owner Denette Braud received recognition from Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller, Chamber President Ken Evans, Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly and Reps. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., and Joe Heck, R-Nev.