Deputy Director Ash Mirchandani

Ash Mirchandani is the Deputy Director of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry. Business and Industry oversees 14 diverse State regulatory divisions - from the Athletic Commission to Financial Institutions to Taxicab Authority.  Mr. Mirchandani is responsible for small business advocacy and development, housing policy, business financing programs, regulatory reform, special projects, constituent services, and operational audits.

    Prior to his appointment, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Workforce CONNECTIONS and, prior to that, Assistant to the Director at the Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation (DETR).

      Mr. Mirchandani has a B.S. in Business Administration from Calcutta University in India and an M.B.A. in Finance from Newport University, United States.  He is a Certified Public Manager as well as an Oracle Certified Consultant.  Mr. Mirchandani has extensive experience in federal fiscal regulations and policies, GAAP and GASB.  He also received the Gold Medal in the Chartered Financial Analyst examinations from the Prime Minister of India.

        Active in the community, Mr. Mirchandani serves on many boards and committees in the Las Vegas valley such as, Founding Chairman of United Citizens Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit that conducts regular community services activities. He previously served as the Vice Chairman of the Hospital Advisory Board at UMC. He currently serves as a board member of the Public Employees Benefit Program and Home Means Nevada, Inc. and as a director for the Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation.