Steven Black Acquires Baskow and Associates

Jaki Baskow to stay on as president

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Steven M. Black, a successful entrepreneur with a stellar operations background in the financial industry, has acquired Baskow and Associates, a Las Vegas-based event, meeting, and destination management services company established in 1976. Jaki Baskow, the founder of the company, will stay on as president, with Black assuming the role of CEO. 

Black is the owner of UPTick Vineyards in Santa Rosa, CA, and is the former chief risk officer and managing director of LPL Financial Services. The acquisition is expected to be finalized on or around Dec. 1, 2014.

"Baskow is already one of the world's foremost event planning organizations," said Black. "Jaki and I are looking forward to jointly growing Baskow to an even higher level."