People on the Move: Aug. 24, 2020

Nathan Adelson Hospice hired Dr. Kang Choi, who completed the hospice’s fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine, as a staff hospice and palliative care team physician. Choi completed one year of vigorous hands-on study, providing hospice and palliative care to patients. Nathan Adelson is one of 11 organizations in the country offering board certification in the specialized care of people with very serious illnesses.

Desert Radiology announced that several of its imaging facilities received the American College of Radiology Accreditation, the gold standard in imaging certifications. The accreditation assures that imaging facilities across the nation meet equipment, medical personnel and quality assurance requirements that patients, payers and referring physicians can rely on. Four Desert Radiology imaging facilities were granted full three-year accreditations from the ACR: Eastern and St. Rose in MRI, South Rainbow in ultrasound and Palomino in breast MRI.

The MGM Resorts International board of directors announced that William Hornbuckle was elected CEO and president. Hornbuckle has been served the company as acting CEO and president since March. He succeeds former Chairman and CEO Jim Murren. Hornbuckle was also appointed to serve on the company’s board of directors.

Amazon’s first building in Henderson celebrated its first day with employees at the new 600,000-square-foot cross-dock facility. The new facility will continue to ramp up to full operations over the next several weeks and will have more than 1,000 full-time employees by the holiday shopping season.

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa welcomed Shane Allor as the resort’s vice president and hotel general manager. Allor has more than 28 years in the hospitality industry and is expected to oversee additional property renovations taking place this year and beyond.

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada appointed Todd Ingalsbee as president and added Mike Charlton to the executive board as district vice president representing Henderson Local 1883.

The Willmore Industrial Team at Colliers International Las Vegas will represent marketing and leasing for the Mountain West Industrial Park, a 31-acre industrial complex in the southwest Valley. The project is zoned M-D light industrial and will ultimately include 500,000 square feet of multitenant, light distribution space.

Project 150, a local charity serving homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students, named Nataly Trejo as its new student services manager. Trejo’s responsibilities include working with students to create and monitor individual plans for graduation from high school and beyond. Trejo previously worked as a facilitation mediation specialist at the Clark County Department of Family Services.

Henderson Hospital opened its 25-bed observation nursing unit for patients who need additional evaluation for a specific medical condition or diagnosis before they are either discharged or admitted to the hospital. The observation unit, which is adjacent to the emergency department, provides additional beds to care for patients with medical or surgical needs. Also included in the construction was the completion of a larger emergency department lobby to better address the increased volume of patients, eight new rapid medical exam/triage rooms, the addition of a second CT scan and three shelled-out operating rooms for future use.

Nevada Department of Public Safety Director George Togliatti appointed John Letos as chief of the department’s Capitol police division. Letos, who relocated from Virginia, has a distinguished 28-year law enforcement career. He also served in the U.S. Army. In addition, Mike Dzyak was appointed as chief of the department’s state fire marshal division. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Dzyak began his law enforcement career in 2003, attending the POST academy, and previously served as lieutenant and as acting fire marshal following the retirement of former Chief Bart Chambers.


This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.