Thoran Towler is the Chief Executive Officer of Nevada Association of Employers (NAE), an organization that provides employment law and human resource services to Nevada businesses. Since taking over the role of CEO in 2016, Thoran has increased NAE’s membership and revenue by over 20 percent. The sustained growth of NAE has resulted in the hiring of two additional employees and the opening of a second office.

Prior to joining NAE, Thoran served as the Nevada Labor Commissioner from 2011 to 2014, where he administered and enforced Nevada’s wage and hour laws, set and enforced the state’s minimum wage and investigated complaints related to violations of Nevada labor law.

Thoran is an Ambassador for Donate Life, a non-profit working to save and heal lives through organ transplantation. In addition, Thoran serves on several boards including Nevadaworks, which provides funding to qualified service providers who work directly with a diverse population of individuals who are seeking employment. Additionally, Thoran is the 2020 Board Chair of Employer Associations of America, a non-profit whose core purpose is to collectively advance the success of America’s employers.