Governor Ducey appointed Rudy Casillas to serve as acting director of the Arizona Department of Racing in January 2015.
A law enforcement veteran of more than 40 years, Mr. Casillas brings extensive and valuable knowledge to the Department of Racing.
Mr. Casillas has been with the Department of Gaming since 1995, serving in various positions from special agent to his current role as deputy director. In this capacity, Mr. Casillas is responsible for overseeing various branches of the department, including Investigations & Inspections, Intelligence, Vendor Certification, Employee Certification, Games & Systems, Compliance Audit, Information Technology and Records. Mr. Casillas previously was with the Phoenix Police Department, where he began his law enforcement career in 1974.