Rick Murdock is the Vice-President of Governmental Affairs at Eldorado Resorts downtown Reno properties. With over 39 years at the Eldorado, he has grown along with the company and is well-versed in all aspects of tourism and travel in Northern Nevada, as well as the hospitality and gaming industry. Having recently completed two full terms on the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board as Chair, Rick has become very passionate about air service to our region. He also served on the boards of the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority, Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Committee and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada and is always eager to promote Reno-Tahoe. Rick serves as a member of the Regional Air Service Committee and the Capital Projects Surcharge Advisory Committee for downtown Reno, and for the Saint Mary’s Hospital Board.
Rick is happily married to his wife, Thea, who is an ICU nurse at Carson Tahoe Hospital. They have three daughters who are thriving and still love to call Reno home.