UE Alumnus and Trustee, General Ondra Berry, Appointed Adjutant General for the State of Nevada
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
On August 19, Brigadier General Ondra L. Berry ’86 was appointed adjutant general for the state of Nevada by governor Steve Sisolak.
In a press release, Governor Sisolak said, “Beyond his exemplary military experience, Brig. Gen. Berry’s diverse background in senior leadership roles in local law enforcement and business gives him an invaluable perspective on the qualities and skills necessary to succeed at the highest levels.”
Brig. Gen. Berry previously served as the assistant adjutant general for the Nevada Air National Guard (NVANG) since 2015, and served as senior vice president for organizational culture and employee management at MGM Resorts International.
Brig Gen. Berry has received numerous military and civilian awards, including the Defense Meritorious Medal, Officer of the Year at the Reno Police Department, and the NAACP Community Award (Las Vegas Chapter).
Brig Gen. Berry grew up in Evansville, Indiana, and earned his BA from the University of Evansville and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno. He also has completed the U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College and Air War College. Brig. Gen. Berry lives in Sparks, NV with his wife, Margo, and has three children and three grandchildren.