RENO, Nev. — KNPB introduces native Nevadan, Thomas Taelour, CPA, as the newest board member of the local PBS Member Station. Taelour, worked as the CFO for the Regional Transportation Commission for more than three decades.
Specializing in financial planning, financial reporting and analysis, financial operations and agency management, Taelour contributes a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board. Taelour graduated from Reno High School and attended Santa Clara University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in commerce and accounting. From there, Taelour’s career began as a staff accountant for Gordon Douglass in Reno. Shortly following, he became the CFO for the Regional Transpiration Commission where he worked for 31 years.
“We proudly welcome Tom to the board,” said Kurt Mische, KNPB president and CEO. “He brings invaluable skills in addition to his strong commitment to the community.”
Outside of his financial career, Taelour has served as the Chairman of Secret Witness, Chairman for Reno Rotary, Wooster High School Assistant Girls Varsity Softball Coach, Reno Fastpitch Girls Softball Coach and Rotary career coach for eighth grade students.
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