Economic Development

NV Energy's Economic Development Department

NV Energy is in the ideal position to assist companies wishing to relocate or expand an existing business in Nevada. Our team of experts can assist you with all your needs from facilities to financing...from transportation to taxation. Our full-service, one-stop Economic Development Department offers everything a client needs to make a seamless, near effortless move. We work closely with state and regional development authorities, the public and private sectors and with Nevada's real estate brokers.

These relationships allow us to offer the most up-to-date selection assistance, including information on utilities, buildings, transportation, training programs, markets, the state's tax structure, labor force, financing and anything else that might be helpful to the client. And, of course, all inquiries are kept confidential.

NV Energy's Economic Development Department is your resource for relocation and business expansion information. We can assist you with site selection, labor force issues, training programs, Nevada's tax advantages, financing, and any other information you may need about living and working in Nevada.


Jeff Brigger

Jeff Brigger

Jeff Brigger is the Director of Business Development for NV Energy’s business development throughout Nevada.  In this role, he directs and manages the planning, development, implementation and marketing of statewide growth strategies and economic development programs for NV Energy. 

As the former NV Energy Economic Development Manager, Jeff worked to attract new business and industry to Nevada and was the company’s liaison to  economic development agencies. Prior to joining NV Energy Jeff worked as the Business Development Manager for the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and was also with McKee Foods Corporation for 16 years.

Jeff has a Master’s of Business Administration from Marylhurst University in Oregon. He currently serves on the Western Nevada College Foundation board and the Desert Research Institute’s Dandini Research Park board of trustees. In the past, Jeff was an associate member of the Western Nevada Development District (WNDD) board, the Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority board and former chair of Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB).

Jeff Brigger
Economic Development Manager
6100 Neil Road
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775.834.3716
Mobile: 775.354.8810
E-mail: jbrigger@nvenergy.com
Connect with Jeff: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter


Johnny Hargrove

Johnny HargroveJohnny Hargrove is a third generation Nevadan with deep roots in the Reno area. As a youngster the streets of Reno and the shores of the Truckee River provided the fertile ground for a lifelong love and appreciation of the Truckee Meadows.

He is the second of eight siblings and enjoys the excitement and drama that comes with a large family.  He is married to Susan and thoroughly wrapped around the finger of his beautiful daughter Chante.

 

Johnny has worked for NV Energy (previously Sierra Pacific Power Company) for the past 38 years in a wide variety of positions, most recently in Major Accounts. 

 

He prides himself in providing superior customer service at every opportunity and looks forward to having the opportunity to help sell the place he grew up in, a place that he calls home, a place that he loves, home truly does means Nevada to him.

 

Johnny Hargrove
Economic Development Executive
6100 Neil Rd
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775.834.5212

Mobile: 775.813.5212
E-mail: jhargrove@nvenergy.com


Cheree Boteler

Cheree BotelerCheree Boteler is the Senior Marketing Specialist at NV Energy.  She is responsible for the content on NV Energy's Economic Development website, Nevada Site Locator (a comprehensive GIS based database of buildings and land available in Nevada), NV Energy Economic Development social media sites and all NV Energy Economic Development marketing collateral. In 2015, she launched the Opportunity Nevada collaborative marketing initiative and is currently responsible for all digital marketing for this initiative.

Cheree also serves as NV Energy's UAS Project Manager by leading the NV Energy Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) discovery team in collaborating with various state, education, research and private entities to work through the process of integrating UAS in utility operations. With twenty years of experience in the utility industry, Cheree is able to connect the dots between utility operations and the unmanned aircraft systems industry to build relationships that will further the development and integration of UAS for the utility industry.

Cheree is a native Nevadan with two children and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Cheree is a 2009 graduate of the Leadership Reno Sparks program, past chair of the Leadership Reno Sparks Alumni Association and served as co-chair of the Leadership Reno Sparks Class of 2016. She is a current member of Northern Nevada's Women in Technology and volunteers within the community for a diverse group of charities.

Cheree Boteler
Senior Marketing Specialist | UAS Project Manager
6100 Neil Rd.
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775.834.3755

Mobile: 775.527.9833
E-mail: caboteler@nvenergy.com
Connect with Cheree: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest