Martin Named Finance and Administration Commissioner

Gov. Bill Haslam named Larry Martin commissioner of the state Department of Finance and Administration, the Chattanoogan reports. Martin has served as the interim commissioner since June 1 after former commissioner Mark Emkes’ retirement. “I want to thank Larry for continuing to serve Tennesseans as the F&A commissioner,” Governor Haslam said. “Putting together the budget is one of the most important things we do, and Larry’s skills and experience with complex systems and organizations is unmatched.”