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Robert A. Cashell Edit Profile

also known as Bob Cashell

Lieutenant Governor , mayor , business executive

Robert A. Cashell, mayor, Reno, Nevada, former lieutenant governor, business executive.


Cashell, Robert A. was born on April 22, 1938 in Longview, Texas, United States.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1961.


Principal, owner Boomtown, 1967—1988. Management trainee Exxon Corporation, Houston, sales representative Oakland, California. Member board regents University Nevada Systems, 1979—1982.

Lieutenant governor State of Nevada, Carson City, 1982—1986. Mayor City of Reno, since 2002. Principal, owner Alamo Travel Center, Topaz Lodge and Casino.

Chairman board Cashell Enterprises. Member Reno (Nevada) Sparks Convention and Visiting Authority, Truckee Meadows Water Authority, Truckee Meadows Tourism Facility. Liaison Redevelopment Agency Citizen's Advisory Committee.

Chairman Nevada Economic Development and Tourism Commission, since 1983.


Chairman White House Fellowship Selection Committee, Nevada Comprehensive Health Planning Board, Nevada Higher Education Commission, Sierra Nevada Museum Art. Founder Young Men’s Christian Association Youth Soccer. Member advisory board Nevada Youth Center.

Chairman Nevada Tourism Advisory Council. Board directors Sierra Arts Foundation. Former member board directors University Nevada-Reno Wolf Pack Boosters.

Former board directors City of Reno Chamber of Commerce. Member of National Association Truck Stop Operators (board directors), North Nevada Petroleum Retailers.


Married Nancy Parker. Children: Robert, Patrick, Catherine, Jane.

Nancy Parker

Robert Cashell

Patrick Cashell

Catherine Cashell

Jane Cashell