Gov. Bill Lee’s economic-growth commissioner Bob Rolfe is leaving the write-up soon after a lot more than three a long time to rejoin the non-public market.
In his put, Lee’s longtime finance aide Stuart McWhorter was appointed Tuesday to lead the state’s Department of Financial and Local community Advancement.
“Bobby has performed an priceless function in my Cupboard by recruiting new businesses and field to our state, supporting current providers and growing economic prospect throughout Tennessee, specially in our rural communities,” Lee said.
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Rolfe has headed the department given that 2017, welcoming a continuous stream of new corporations across the state, together with Oracle Corp., new electrical-car plants from Ford and Typical Motors, and Amazon.
McWhorter, the son of primary overall health treatment executive R. Clayton McWhorter, served as the finance chairman for Lee’s marketing campaign and was then appointed commissioner for the state Department of Finance and Administration.
He started undertaking firm Clayton Associates in 1996 and, eventually, FCA Undertaking Associates.
“Stuart has been a large asset to the administration, and his knowledge of each the private and general public sectors will ensure Tennessee continues to direct the country as the very best place to do organization,” Lee said.
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This write-up initially appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Gov. Bill Lee names Stuart McWhorter to financial improvement submit