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Reno Startup Deck 2.0

by Corrine Casanova It’s fitting that a deck of cards reveals resources to produce a vibrant start-up community here in northern Nevada. After all, this state has a rich history in gaming and there’s a certain amount of respect for a deck of cards. An added bonus: there are no losing cards in StartUp Deck…

The Advantages of a Most Trusted Advisor: Bringing Wall Street to Main Street

bizSPOTLIGHT – Forbush & Associates

By Corrine Casanova Forbush and Associates see themselves as much more than a CPA firm. In fact, they see their role as more of a most trusted advisor and a valued member of their client’s management team. They have been a family owned and operated business in Reno since 2001. Their philosophy is simple—everyone needs…

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There are Finally Enough Bones

by Richard Moore Well if the title was not enough to raise an eyebrow this statement may, of all the publications we are going to print over the years, this will always be my favorite. Why, like so many of others, I have lived several business lives, and the one which I am most fond…

bizSPOTLIGHT - Digiprint

bizSPOTLIGHT – Digiprint

DigiPrint is a locally owned, independent printing business located in Reno, Nevada. We primarily serve Northern Nevada and the surrounding areas in California. DigiPrint began as a franchise printer in 1977, located in downtown Reno at the corner of California Avenue and Plumas Street. My family and I moved to Reno in 1990 and purchased…

Mentoring the Next Generation Of Leaders

Mentoring the Next Generation Of Leaders

BJ Sullivan, co-founder of Clark/Sullivan Construction, knows what it feels like to build a successful company from the ground up and then create an exit strategy plan to transition ownership. For the past three years, he has been working with five current employees to usher them into their new roles as business partners/owners.   The…

Corrine Casanova

A Letter from the Editor

Starting up a new magazine has the look and feel of purchasing a new pair of shoes or cowboy boots for the first time and then taking them out for a nice long walk. You never know until you wear them for a bit whether they are too small and will give you blisters, too…

Welcome from the Publisher

Welcome from the Publisher

The first order of business, welcome on behalf of our staff to bizNEVADA Magazine, this vision would have never been realized without the belief and support of our sponsors, the incredible efforts of Thom, our Creative / Design Director, and Corrine our Editor. So how did this all happen? Fourteen months ago, my partner and…

Bulls in a China Shop

Bulls in a China Shop

What’s your favorite Reno Rodeo event? If you’re like me, it’s bull riding. I love it! Three-quarter-ton of mean and ornery flesh set loose from the gate with one sole solitary purpose: to destroy the unwelcome passenger on his back. There’s an old saying about a “bull in a china shop.” Usually, it has to…