Ron Grogan appointed as Taxicab Authority Administrator


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Carson City, NV - September 23, 2015

Department of Business and Industry Director Bruce Breslow today announced that Ron Grogan has been appointed as Administrator of the Taxicab Authority, effective September 28. The appointment comes after a months-long nationwide recruitment to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of former administrator Charles Harvey in October 2014. Jennifer DeRose, who served as Interim Administrator during a portion of the vacancy, will resume her primary responsibilities and duties as Deputy Administrator at the agency.

 

Grogan has 20 years of experience in organizational leadership positions with 10 years at the director level.  For the past 7 years, he has served as the Equal Employment Opportunity Director with the State of Nevada where he was responsible for investigations, staff training and development, program management, conflict resolution and agency operations. 

 

Previously, he was Vice President of Human Resources at Hitachi Global Storage Technologies.  Prior to that he worked at IBM Corporation in finance and administration and served in a number of capacities including Director of Human Resources.  Grogan has extensive experience in the technology industry and a proven track record of implementing strategies to improve organizational performance and morale. 

 

Grogan earned a bachelor’s degree in Organization Behavior at the University of San Francisco and holds an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from City College of San Francisco.  In addition, he holds certifications in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Mentoring and Coaching, Mediation, and Conflict Resolution.  He is a certified instructor in Crucial Accountability Training.

 

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