CARSON CITY, NV — October 31, 2023
Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced Scott Hammond as the new Executive Director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation (GOWINN). Hammond will officially assume the role on November 1, 2023.
“I’m excited to announce Scott as the new Executive Director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation,” said Governor Joe Lombardo. “Through his innovative work in education and ambitious public service, Scott has demonstrated his visionary leadership and commitment to serving others time and time again. I look forward to working with Scott in his new role.”
First elected in 2012, Hammond previously served as State Senator for District 18. During his tenure in the State Senate, Hammond served as the Co-Minority Whip in 2015 and 2019. Prior to his election to the State Senate, Hammond served a term in the Nevada Assembly. In addition to his public service, Hammond serves as a high school teacher and was a founding member of Somerset Academy of Las Vegas.
“I’m honored to serve as the new Executive Director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation, and I look forward to serving in Governor Lombardo’s administration,” said Scott Hammond. “I’m eager to get to work maximizing the potential of GOWINN and utilizing the office to help achieve the next generation of our workforce diversification and development goals in Nevada.”
The Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation works to support Nevada’s workforce by providing leadership in developing innovative workforce ideas, promoting registered apprenticeships and work-based learning, leveraging labor-market and workforce data, validating industry-recognized credentials, and developing career pathways.