5748d3d1416ba.image Brian Paulson has begun his new job as Laughlin Town Manager. Paulson assumed his new position on Monday, June 6, succeeding the recently retired Jackie Bradie.

An Iowa native, Paulson is a 26-year resident of Las Vegas who started his career with Clark County as a management intern in 1989.

Paulson had served as a Community Development Grants Coordinator with Clark County’s Community Resources Management Division. He is a past president of the National Association for County Community and Economic Development as well as the Community Housing Resource Board of Southern Nevada.

Paulson received his BA degree and MPA (Master of Public Administration) from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and a doctorate in public administration from the University of La Verne in California.

Clark County public information officer Erik Pappa said the Laughlin Town Manager is the County’s primary administrative officer there. As such, Paulson will oversee the operations of the Laughlin Town Manager’s Office and will serve as the County’s liaison and provide staff assistance to the Laughlin Town Advisory Board and Searchlight Town Advisory Board.