Director Bruce Breslow
Bruce Breslow was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval as the Director
of the Department of Business & Industry in November 2012. Business
& Industry oversees 13 diverse regulatory and administrative
divisions: Athletic Commission, Insurance, Employee
Management Relations Board, Manufactured Housing, Financial
Institutions, Mortgage Lending, Housing, Labor, Industrial Relations,
Transportation Authority, Injured Workers, Business Finance and
Planning, Real Estate Division and the Taxicab Authority.
Prior to his appointment to B&I,
Breslow served as the director of the Department of Motor Vehicles where he
pioneered innovative solutions which led to an improved customer experience.
Previously, he served as the executive director of the Nevada Agency for
Nuclear Projects and as commissioner and administrative law judge for the
Transportation Services Agency under former Governor Kenny Guinn.
Breslow is the former mayor of
Sparks, Nevada. As mayor, Breslow led the effort to revitalize an oil-blighted
gravel pit and transform it into one of Sparks' newest recreational
attractions, the Sparks Marina. From 2003-2005, he served as chairman of the
Employee Management Committee for the State of Nevada.
He also served as chairman of the board of the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority. His private sector
experience includes CB Richard Ellis and Commercial Partners of Nevada, both
real estate services firms.
Breslow holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and is in the Nevada Broadcasting
Hall of Fame. Breslow has also been an international commentator for the last
eight summer Olympic Games.