Dwayne McClinton in front of right background


Board Vice President

Dwayne McClinton has spent the past decades amassing a wealth of multi-industry experience, ranging from Wind & Solar Energy to Government Affairs.  He currently works as the Sr. Legislative Policy Advisor of Public Affairs and registered Lobbyist in California and Nevada for Southwest Gas where he develops relationships with local, state, and federal elected officials from all political parties. 

Before his tenure with Southwest Gas, Dwayne worked for Hyperion Advisors as a Government Affairs Specialist, where he focused on energy, healthcare, and regulated business operations. Other positions include Staff Project Manager and Manager of Operations for Granite Services, where he planned and executed all O&M and warranty activities. Regional Operations Manager for Gamesa North America where he was responsible for the wind farm activity of over 500 megawatts and a multi-million-dollar annual budget.  

Dwayne was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to the Nevada Commission on Mentoring in 2017. He serves on the Henderson Development Association Board of Trustees and is also a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE), American Wind Energy Association and 100 Black Men of Las Vegas.  Dwayne is a proud veteran of the United States Marines.