The search to find a replacement for Keith Kizer as the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has finally come to an end. On Friday evening, the NSAC announced following a meeting that Robert Bennett has been tabbed as Kizer’s replacement.
It will be the first time since 2006 that someone either than Kizer has served in the role as NSAC executive director.
Bennett, a former FBI agent who is currently serving as a boxing judge, earned the nod over Michael Martino and Jeff Mullen in a unanimous vote.
He emerged as the right man for the job from a list of nearly 375 candidates.
Andy Foster, who is currently the head of the California State Athletic Commission, was also a finalist for the job but he had decided to withdraw from consideration earlier in the week.
While Bennett has officially been named as Kizer’s replacement, there is no word on when he will officially start his new job.