40 Under 40: Erin McMullen Midby, Vice President of Government Affairs, Boyd Gaming Corporation

Erin McMullen Midby

Politics comes naturally to Erin McMullen Midby. A proud fifth-generation Nevadan, Midby hails from a line of policymakers and lobbyists. As vice president of government affairs at Boyd Gaming, she is responsible for state and local policy that impacts the company in Nevada, California and Hawaii.

With a deep understanding of state law, the legislative process and issues important to Nevada, Midby is one of the most respected lobbyists in the state. She has championed legislation related to policy in the gaming industry and works tirelessly to make Nevada a better place to live, work and visit.

Midby is also an adjunct professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV where she teaches a course on legislative policy and advanced advocacy. She volunteers her time with various organizations within the community, including serving on the board of the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities and the R&R Partners Foundation.