People: Andrew Holbert, Brenysha Rose, Zachary Alexander join Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation

Andrew Holbert

Andrew Holbert

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation has announced three new additions to the agency: Andrew Holbert as program manager for Public Safety, Veterans, and Career Education; Brenysha Rose as lead grants and programs manager; and Zachary Alexander as engagement and programs specialist.

Holbert was raised in Las Vegas and is a graduate of Cimarron-Memorial High School. After graduating, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and after serving his country he later earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Administration from Corban University.

Brenysha Rose


Holbert’s experience serving in the military led him to dedicate his career to helping members of the military, veterans, and first responders transfer their skill sets into career pathways. He brings government and constituent services expertise from his time serving in U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s office as well as Congresswoman Susie Lee’s.

As a resident of the Greater Las Vegas region for more than two decades, Holbert is excited and passionate about building a stronger Nevada by joining GOWINN.

Rose was raised in North Las Vegas and is a graduate of Mojave High School. She is currently working toward a degree in public administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Prior to joining GOWINN, Rose served as a program manager II at the Nevada Governor’s Office during which she managed workforce development public policy, federal and state grants, constituent services, and community outreach.

Zachary Alexander


In addition, Rose brings expertise and experience working in the non-profit sector in grant writing and management, with specific focus on assisting young adults in finding employment, breaking barriers to career pathways, and developing life skills.

Alexander resides in Sparks and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, where he earned a degree in broadcast journalism.

His dedication to community building and engagement is reflective in his many leadership roles serving as executive director for Hillel of Northern Nevada, where he founded Jewish student chapters at both UNR and Truckee Meadows Community College and worked to strengthen the Center for Cultural Diversity at UNR.

He continues to support local Jewish causes such as Holocaust education and fighting antisemitism. Alexander excelled in digital and content communications roles in the hospitality, food and beverage, tourism, and gaming industries.


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