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Rusty Duncan

Rusty Duncan

Greater Nevada Credit Union has selected Rusty Duncan as a new branch manager.

In this position, he will oversee the daily operations of the Carson City 2nd Street and Carson City High School branches. As a Branch Manager, Duncan will focus on assessing the changing demographics of his specific market and providing the services to support its members' financial needs.

In addition to the consumer branch on 2nd Street, Duncan is charged with maintaining and enhancing the Carson City High School education branch which is located on campus. This unique banking program is operated by high school students who earn one credit for the year. Within this branch, basic over-the-counter financial transactions occur on a daily basis during the entire school year. The program mirrors the curriculum of the National Endowment for Financial Education. For the past 11 months, Duncan was the Member Resource Center Manager for GNCU. In that position, he supervised the daily operations and services of the Credit Union's Call Center and managed vendor relationships. Prior to GNCU, Duncan held similar positions with Wells Fargo Bank, BEA Systems and Walt Disney Internet Group.

Carson City Beauty Academy has expanded and relocated to the old CGI building at 1851 S. Roop St. It has new classrooms and new stations. The expansion is over 6,000 square feet. For more information call Sandy at 885-9977.

Wells Fargo Private Client Services announces the addition of Andrew Beebe as a senior financial consultant with Wells Fargo Investments, LLC. Beebe will handle the investment needs of clients throughout Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Gardnerville and Incline Village.

Storey County has started the process of taking over the responsibility of roads in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.

Storey County has accepted road dedications that included portions of Venice and Denmark drives. Next to be dedicated to the county are four-lane Portofino Drive and Milan Drive.

Funding for the roads in TRI came from the developers, Roger Norman and Lance Gilman. Now Storey County takes responsibility of the dedicated roads and also will now start reimbursing the developers for the cost of the roads.

Nevada Insurance Agency Co. has been named the Trusted Choice Agency of the Month, according Mike Schellin, president.

Southgate Coins in Reno is giving away a 200-year-old U.S. half-dollar to a child who answers correctly six questions related to the year 1808.

The child whose entry is chosen in a random drawing will receive what numismatists call an 1808 "Capped Bust" half dollar, minted in Philadelphia nine years after George Washington died.

Southgate Coins will award the 1808 half dollar, valued at $150, to the child, 12 years or under, whose entry, with the correct answers, is selected in the drawing on Aug. 5.

For more information, call Marie Goe at Southgate Coins 322-4455, or e-mail her at

Business events this week:


Carson City Chamber of Commerce breakfast club. 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. at Health Care Alternatives, 601 E. Washington St.


One year anniversary party of the Young Business Professionals. 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Firkin & Fox, 310 S. Carson St. Free for members of the Carson City Chamber of Commerce, $5 for others.

• To have your information included contact reporter Dave Frank at or at 881-1212.


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