Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo on Wednesday named leaders for the Gaming Control Board and Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
Lombardo named Kirk Hendrick as chairman of the Gaming Control Board, describing him as having sharp business acumen and outstanding legal background including his former job as senior deputy attorney general for the gaming division’s Las Vegas office and chief deputy for the statewide gaming division.
Hendrick is a graduate of Chaparral High in Las Vegas and UNLV. He received his law degree from California Western in San Diego.
Lombardo also named Christopher Sewell as DETR director. Sewell has been with the department for six years including deputy director for the past year.
Prior to moving to DETR, he served in the compliance unit of the insurance division and as chief compliance officer in the real estate division.
Sewell is a fifth generation Nevadan who was born in Reno.
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