has been named president and CEO of Edgewood Companies

Edgewood Companies, owner of Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course & Restaurant, has named gaming industry veteran Chuck Scharer president and chief executive officer. Scharer was president and CEO of Harveys Casino Resorts, based in Lake Tahoe, Nev., from 1995 until his retirement in January 2001 and chief financial officer from 1988 to 1995. He is a former director of Monarch Casino & Resort and served three terms on the Nevada Commission on Tourism. He is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from San Jose State University in California.