Brian Sandoval is an American politician born in 1963 in Redding, California. Sandoval was the first Hispanic to be elected to statewide office in Nevada. He is a member of the Republican Party and is the 29th Governor of Nevada. He also served as a judge for the United States District Court of the District of Nevada. Before his term as judge, he was the Attorney General of Nevada, a state legislator, and Nevada’s youngest Nevada Gaming Commission Chairman. Sandoval is married to Kathleen Teipner and has three children.