Business briefs: Brian Reeder named associate at Ferrari Public Affairs |

Business briefs: Brian Reeder named associate at Ferrari Public Affairs

Brian Reeder

Ferrari Public Affairs named Brian Reeder an associate at the firm. Reeder joins Ferrari Public Affairs after spending three years and two legislative sessions with the Associated General Contractors in Nevada. During his time at AGC, Brian represented construction interests at the state and local level. He spearheaded efforts to develop the Construction Leadership Council, which ensures up and coming construction employees are on track for professional and community leadership opportunities.

After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a journalism degree, Reeder went to work for Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. where he directed the company’s San Francisco office. He also worked as a reporter covering local politics, and as the communications director of an IT trade association, all in the Bay Area.

Ferrari Public Affairs, founded in 2008, is a government and public affairs firm. It provides local, state, and federal lobbying and regulatory consulting services to its clients. For more information, call 702-574-8781, or go to

BNI Northern Nevada hosting Visitor Days

BNI Northern Nevada is hosting free Visitor Days April 1 through June 30. Non-members and their businesses are invited to attend a maximum of two visits per chapter.

Visitor Days offers networking opportunities by offering the chance for businesses to introduce themselves to like-minded professionals.

Chapter meetings occur at a variety of days and times each week allowing for individuals to find a chapter which best meets their needs. For a list of chapter visitor dates and to see how referral marketing can benefit your business, contact Greg Haupert at, or

Free job search support offered to veterans

Nevada Management Recruiting, owned by Vietnam War veteran Steve Rose, offers free job search support to all veterans. Its HireRHeroes program also offers free services to companies hiring veterans.

For more information or to sign up for free services, send an email to, or go to, or call 775-671-4010.

Wells Fargo helps after school program

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley was awarded a $6,500 grant from Wells Fargo to enhance the Wells Fargo Fine Arts program.

The grant will help club members gain exposure to a broad range of arts education activities and develop new skills and talents.

All club members are encouraged to participate as an integral part of the overall youth development mission. Artwork from this program will be displayed in the Club.

Wells Fargo has funded Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley programs — including programs like the fine arts grant, SMART moves primary prevention program, generic program support, and facility renovation support — for 13 years.

For more information, go to, or call 775-463-2334.

Carson nonprofit featured on online news platform

Pets of the Homeless, a national nonprofit that feeds and provides emergency veterinary care to pets of homeless people, was recently featured in Elite Daily’s documentary video series. The work of the mother-daughter duo of Genevieve Frederick, president and founder of the Carson City-based nonprofit, and Renee Lowry, executive director, are profiled in the video.

Elite Daily is an online news platform. To see the video, go to

For more information about Pets of the Homeless, go to, or find the nonprofit on Facebook.