Robert (Bob) Miller is the former Governor of Nevada and has served as a member of the boards of several public companies including Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN), Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT).
As governor, Mr. Miller became the CEO of a 14,000+ employee business with over thirty diverse departments and hundreds of operating divisions ranging from gaming regulation to economic diversification, from infrastructure management to growing Nevada’s international tourism and economic development market share. He was a senior partner at the law firm of Jones Vargas from January 1999 – 2009. Governor Miller also served as Nevada’s lieutenant governor from 1987 to 1989, as Clark County district attorney from 1979 to 1986, and as Las Vegas Township justice of the peace from 1975 to 1979. He was the first legal advisor for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department from 1973 to 1975.
Governor Miller chaired or co-chaired numerous committees within the National Governors’ Association, including its chairmanship from 1996 to 1997. He was appointed by President Reagan to the nine-member President’s Task Force on Victims of Crime in 1982, and was appointed to the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations by President Clinton in 1993. He was also the president of the National District Attorneys Association from 1983-84.
Governor Miller received his law degree in 1971 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He is the Principal of Robert J. Miller Consulting, which provides business to government and business-to-business advice and assistance.