Haslam Appoints Interim Finance Commissioner

Gov. Bill Haslam announced yesterday Larry Martin will become the interim commissioner of the state Department of Finance and Administration when Commissioner Mark Emkes retires effective May 31. Martin "has been critically important in helping us establish the systems and organizational structure to begin recruiting, attracting and retaining the best and brightest to serve in state government," Haslam said, "and I look forward to continuing to work with him as interim commissioner of F&A.” The Chattanoogan has the story.