A native Nevadan, Larry Eardley was appointed by Chancellor Daniel Klaich to serve as vice chancellor for budget and finance in June 2012. Prior to this, he was the assistant vice chancellor for budget and finance. Mr. Eardley began his career with the Nevada System of Higher Education in 1984 as an internal auditor. He also served as the System budget officer and the director of budgets.
Prior to joining the NSHE, Mr. Eardley served as an internal auditor in the banking industry after graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Accounting.