Jim deProsse has been appointed as administrator of the Nevada Housing Division.
He succeeds Charles Horsey who retired in early January after 30 years of state service.
DeProsse most recently served as administrator of the Nevada Manufactured Housing Division. He also worked for TESSCO Technologies as a unit director and manager of national parts distribution at Porsche North America.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Whittier College.
Concerned that a spate of COVID-19-related lawsuits could bankrupt businesses, members of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce implored the state’s congressional delegation during the chamber’s annual D.C. retreat to pass a federal liability protection measure.