Archive: Jeffri-Lynn Campbell

Jeffri-Lynn Campbell found her passion at age 15 with her first byline in Bangor Daily News, Bangor, Maine. She is convinced you get ink in your blood and can’t ever really leave publishing behind after that. From journalist to advertising sales person to operational manager, Jeffri-Lynn loves all things dealing with graphics, aesthetic design and the written word. Jeffri-Lynn moved from Maine to Oklahoma in 1986 to attend Oklahoma City University where she attained a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with emphasis in advertising, public relations, magazine editorial, radio/tv/film and news gathering. She then went on to get her MBA at OCU and applied that education as Associate Publisher of Oklahoma Gazette newspaper and Publisher of okcBIZ magazine in Central Oklahoma. Jeffri-Lynn now lives in Arizona where she is entrenching herself into the local business community more and more every day. She grew up with a dad in business for himself and as such, has a real affinity for independently-owned and operated businesses. She also loves sharing good news.

Las Vegas entrepreneurs droning on and on.

LAS VEGAS — Drones Plus launched online in 2013 and opened its first retail store last June. Las Vegas entrepreneurs Mike Thorpe and Marcus Mizzi have opened 15 stores across North America catering to hobbyists and commercial applications alike. The com ...

Gift Giving Changes with ItsOnMe.

LAS VEGAS — ItsOnMe, an app that allows users to send gift cards and give goods and services from a local community without being there, launched more than two years ago and has transferred nearly 300,000 gifts to date. The brainchild of CEO and Las Veg ...

Nothing Bundt growth for these Las Vegas ladies.

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas locals Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz combined recipes and friendship to build a business in 1997 and are still baking up ideas for expansion and franchise opportunities. Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its first storefront on Sarah Avenu ...

Goodwill of Southern Nevada expands.

LAS VEGAS — Last week, Goodwill opened a new retail store and drive-thru donation center at 2509 E. Lake Mead Blvd., creating more than 40 new jobs within the retail and operations departments of Goodwill of Southern Nevada. The new 17,000-square-foot f ...

Las Vegas and Reno to compete in InnovateHER.

LAS VEGAS — The nationwide competition for companies looking to enhance the lives of women and their families through the innovation of goods and services is coming to Nevada. The local competitions kick off this month. The Las Vegas competition is acce ...

Get Me hiring Go-Getters in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS — Another Southern Nevada ride-hailing company, Get Me, is set to take off with a launch date of Nov. 12. The startup and newest addition to the growing service industry plans to shuttle meals, groceries, medicines and other packages – in ad ...

Quality Bicycle Products pedals into Reno, adds 50 jobs.

RENO, Nev. — Quality Bicycle Products plans to open a new distribution center in Reno by the end of the year, according to a press release issued by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). The bicycle component and outdoor gear int ...

Nevada unemployment rate continues to fall.

LAS VEGAS – September unemployment figures were released by the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation last week. The jobless rate fell to a seven-year low, down 0.6 percent from September 2014 and the lowest realized since July 200 ...

Nevada startups starting up.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new U.S. Census Bureau report named Nevada the most active state in the country for startups with a growth rate of 2.8 percent. “Measuring America: Job Creation in the United States,” is the study, released by the U.S. ...

Las Vegas is hiring for Halloween.

LAS VEGAS – Local businesses profit when Halloween falls on the weekend, bringing big money to Las Vegas. As Halloween has become more of a grown-up holiday, celebrations on the strip and beyond have catered to the trend and benefited from it. For the s ...

R.W. Garcia growing in Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – R. W. Garcia moved its corn snack plant to Southern Nevada almost one year ago, and it now plans to increase from 66 employees to 85 as it begins operating around the clock to grow both domestically and abroad. The Las Vegas plant is ...

Nevada on top in private sector job growth.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Private sector job growth in Nevada was stronger than any other state in the nation, according to an announcement made by Gov. Brian Sandoval. With an increase of 45,100 jobs, the Silver State grew at a rate of 4.4 percent during the f ...

Fernley plant to add 80 jobs in Northern Nevada.

RENO, Nev. — Deceuninck North America broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Fernley in September with plans to hire 80. It is the company’s first in the western United States, and the 150,000-square-foot facility will sit on a 28-acre ...

BI Nutraceuticals to hire 120 in Reno.

RENO, Nev. – BI Nutraceuticals plans to bring up to 120 jobs to Northern Nevada by the end of the year. The new 140,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing plant and distribution center will be operational by the end of December 2015, as the company inve ...

Las Vegas UFC Fight Week rings bell.

LAS VEGAS – The Ultimate Fighting Championship International Fight Week generated economic impact of more than $190 million in 2014, according to a report released by Applied Analysis. The local firm conducted a study on the event’s effect for UFC ...