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Company creates Vegas training jobs

Monday, April 15th, 2013

With the addition of a new employee, one Nevada company has created Vegas training jobs.

Vegas PBS, which expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on Vegas,,, and, said this week that Jami Miller has been appointed Workforce Training and Economic Development Coordinator for the television station.

Miller will assist the Workforce Training and Economic Development division of Vegas PBS in promoting and implementing its online workforce training programs offered through Vegas Virtual Online Education, among individuals, educators, government entities, non-profits and businesses.
Vegas Virtual Online Education’s emphasis is in “Putting Nevadans Back to Work” and offers affordable online education opportunities designed for entry, certification, and advancement in todays workplace.
Previously Miller served as administrator for Virtual High School. Under her supervision, Virtual High School was recognized by the Clark County School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Dwight Jones for obtaining Exemplary Status designation, the only school in Southern Nevada to receive the recognition. The school was also ranked nationally by the US News and World Report as a Bronze designation for student success and performance.
Miller has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Master in Education Administration from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Miller is a member of Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership LV Alumni, North American Council for Online Learning, Nevada Online Education Consortium, Nevada Association of School Administrators and Clark County Association of School Administrators. In her free time, Miller volunteers with a number of organizations including Kiwanis Neon Lights Las Vegas (founding member), Vegas PBS (member), American Heart Association.

Company adds real estate jobs in Vegas

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The economy is expanding, and one recent sign is the fact that one company has created real estate jobs in Vegas.

Commerce added three new brokers to its roster, Sharon Beesley, Adam Collins and Curtis Sanders—all of whom joined the company from the NAI Global Las Vegas office.

Sharon Beesley
With more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of commercial acquisitions, sales, leasing, and development Sharon Beesley, CCIM, joins the company as an associate specializing in investment properties.

Prior to Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, Beesley served as a Vice President with NAI. She also gained extensive knowledge and experience as a Corporate Broker for Parcelon, LLC and Monument Realty, Inc., where she provided property valuation, asset management and dissolution of REO properties for various lending institutions. She was also involved in commercial sales and leasing with MDL Group, where she specialized in retail, office and industrial properties. In addition, Sharon served as Vice President of land acquisition for a leading Las Vegas home building company for over a decade.

Adam Collins
Adam Collins is an Associate with Cushman & Wakefield |Commerce where he specializes exclusively in the hotel and gaming property brokerage markets.

Prior to joining the company, Collins specialized in hotel and gaming properties with NAI. He launched his commercial real estate career more than 10 years ago in Albany, New York at the age of 18. Focusing exclusively on the multi-family/investment property markets, within three years Collins became one of Upstate New York’s leading brokers. Collins’ notable transactions include many landmark, trophy properties, including one of New York’s largest student housing portfolios and a professional basketball team.

Curtis Sanders
Curtis Sanders, SIOR is a Director with Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, where he specializes in build-to-suits, the sale and leasing of industrial and office buildings, as well as vacant land.

Prior to joining C&W; |Commerce, Curtis spent more than 20 years with NAI Las Vegas. He joined the firm as Senior Marketing Consultant with their highly regarded industrial division; he then became a Senior Vice President focusing on industrial, office and land properties. He also gained extensive experience with Merrill Lynch Commercial Real Estate in Los Angeles, CA and Arthur Robloff & Company also in Los Angeles, CA.

Curtis has a Master’s Degree of Public Service/Business Management from DePaul University’s School of Business, Chicago, Illinois. He is a father of three daughters, a U.S. Army Veteran and a Martial Arts Black Belt.

“It’s rare for recruiting to be done out in the open, with each broker looking to find the right fit by comparing different commercial real estate companies and services against one another. We were fortunate to pick up three very talented brokers,” said Ed Turpin, Managing Director for the Las Vegas office of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce. “This is just the beginning of some great things to come for our office. Look for more announcements soon. We welcome Sharon, Adam and Curtis to our team and look forward to adding their expertise to our investment, hotel/gaming and industrial teams.”