Brian Rockey will assume the role July 1, 2016.
Rockey worked in the Lottery Division between 1993, when it was created, through 2011. He then worked for International Game Technology (formerly known as GTECH), which is the primary contractor for the Nebraska Lottery.
In a news release, Rockey stated:
“It is an honor and a privilege to serve Nebraskans again in this new capacity… I look forward to taking the Nebraska Lottery and Charitable Gaming Division into the future.”
Jill Marshall served as Acting Lottery Director and Aaron Hendry as Acting Charitable Gaming Director since 2014.
The Nebraska Lottery and Charitable Gaming Divisions of the Department of Revenue were merged under a single administrator in July 2007.