About JK Belz
J.K. Belz & Associates was established in 2000 to provide a variety of professional consulting services for private and public organizations and individuals. The company was founded by Jeanette Belz who still guides the firm as president today.
Initially, Jeannette's company provided customized contract government relations and lobbying services within the state of Nevada. Over time, J.K Belz & Associates has evolved to also offer professional services in partnering, facilitation, special projects and a variety of mediation assistance - including business mediation and elder care mediation.
In addition to Jeanette's involvement with the firm, she has also developed relationships with associates including Margaret M. Crowley, Esq. and the Global Leadership Alliance to better serve her clients.
Jeanette graduated from the State University of New York (Albany) in 1979 with a B.A. in Economics and then attended Union College (Schenectady, New York) where she earned an M.B.A. in 1981. In the mid-80's, she held various positions in the consulting services division of the Hospital Association of New York State where she was responsible for technical assistance regarding hospital finances, reimbursement, and health care data systems.
In 1995, Ms. Belz moved to Nevada to accept the position of President/CEO for the Nevada Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. There, she served as the association's leading spokesperson and representative before the Nevada State Legislature and Congressional delegation, governmental bodies and the media.
In 1998, Ms. Belz joined Wadhams & Akridge where she represented the firm's clients in various public forums and assisted in developing government relations' strategies.
Jeanette was appointed in 2009 as a mediator in the Nevada Supreme Court's Foreclosure Mediation Program. In this role, she mediates cases between homeowners and lenders regarding owner occupied homes in foreclosure.
Today, Jeanette continues to preside over her company, J.K. Belz & Associates, which offers a wide scope of professional services throughout Northern Nevada.