Cedric Crear
Regent Cedric Crear

Cedric Crear

District 1 - Clark County (map)

4300 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: (702) 731-0546 
Fax: (702) 731-0271 
E-mail: Cedric_Crear@nshe.nevada.edu



Regent Cedric Crear was elected to the Board of Regents in 2006 and was retained in the 2012 election as the representative for District 1 in Clark County. He currently serves as chair of the Cultural Diversity and Title IX Compliance Committee. He is also a member of the Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee, Investment Committee and Athletics Committee. In July 2013, he was chosen to serve on the UNLV Campus Improvement Authority Board of Directors.

Regent Crear is president of Crear Creative Group which provides marketing, full-service advertising and consulting solutions to regional and global businesses. In addition, he serves as president of Crear Outdoor Advertising.

He earned a B.S. from Howard University in Washington, D.C. where he earned a tennis scholarship. He was captain of the tennis team for three years and was a two-time conference champion.


  • Howard University, Washington, D.C.
    Bachelor of Science

Professional Experience

  • President, Crear Outdoor Advertising, 2010-present
  • President, Crear Creative Group, 2005-present
  • Business Consultant, SBC Telecommunications, 2005-2005
  • Chief Marketing Officer, Vestin Group, Inc., 2003-2004
  • Director of Marketing, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 2002-2003
  • Director of Marketing, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 2002
  • Director of Marketing, Barley's Casino & Brewery, 2000-2002
  • Director of Casino Marketing, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 1999-2000
  • Casino Marketing Manager, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 1998-1999
  • Hotel Sales Manager, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 1997-1998
  • Player Development Manager, Station Casinos Kansas City, 1996-1997
  • Management Trainee, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 1994-1996
  • General Manager-Reservations & Sales, Las Vegas Reservation Systems, 1992-1994

Civic, Community, Charitable, Public and Professional Service

  • Chairman, Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross
  • Member, Board of Directors of The Smith Center of the Performing Arts
  • Member, UNLV Campus Improvement Authority Board
  • Former Executive Committee Member, Caucus of African-American Nevadans
  • Volunteer, Andre Agassi Foundation