Hugh Gallagher

Title: Comptroller
Phone: 775-847-1006
Hugh Gallagher

Hugh Gallagher is a fifth generation Nevadan who came back to the Comstock as the Storey County Comptroller in 2009. Prior to arriving back to Virginia City, Hugh has held several positions since graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Nevada in 1969. After graduation Hugh was commissioned in the United States Army serving five years with an honorable discharge at the rank of Captain. Hugh went to work for Semenza, Kottenger and McMullen Certified Public Accountants until 1978 when he was appointed as Chief Auditor for the Department of Taxation.

A new career path followed when Hugh was hired as the Controller for the Comstock Hotel and Casino in 1979 until 1980, when Hugh was hired by Lodging and Gaming Systems as Director of Gaming to oversee all gaming installations within the United States and Canada. This adventure continued until Hugh was hired as Comptroller for Storey County Nevada in 2009. 

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