Governor Appoints Bruce Breslow as Director of Business and Industry; Dillard Named Interim DMV Director


Mary-Sarah Kinner
Communications Director
CARSON CITY, NV - October 29, 2012

Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Bruce Breslow as Director of the Department of Business and Industry, effective November 12, 2012. Breslow is currently Director of the Department of Motor Vehicles.

“Bruce’s people-first approach to problem solving has helped pioneer a new era for customer service at the DMV,” Governor Brian Sandoval said. “His innovative thinking has led to the development of mobile applications, the placement of DMV self service kiosks at grocery stores throughout the state and a reduction in wait times for customers at the DMV. I am confident that Bruce’s leadership and customer-first mentality will be an invaluable asset to B&I.”

Breslow was appointed DMV Director by Governor Brian Sandoval in early 2011. He formerly 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.

Breslow has 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.

Troy Dillard has been named Interim Director at the Department of Motor Vehicles. A native Nevadan, Troy was employed with the Nevada Department of Public Safety from 1989 until 2004 when he transferred to the Department of Motor Vehicles as an Administrator. In 2011, Troy was appointed to the position of Deputy Director with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Governor Brian Sandoval, Nevada’s 30th Governor, focuses his administration on economic development, education and an open and responsible government. A member of the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Republican Governors Association, Sandoval is Vice-Chair of NGA’s Health and Homeland Security Committee and Chair-elect of the Education Commission of the States. For more information, visit


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