Haslam names David Gerregano as new revenue commissioner

Friday, November 18, 2016, Vol. 40, No. 47

NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has named David Gerregano as has new commissioner of revenue.

Gerregano is a 19-year veteran of the department responsible for collecting Tennessee taxes. He most recently served as deputy commissioner to Richard Roberts, who announced he will leave state government earlier this month.

Haslam called Gerregano an accomplished public servant who "knows the Department of Revenue inside and out." As deputy commissioner, he was responsible for developing tax policy and making tax guidance available to the public through revenue rulings and other online resources.

Gerregano grew up in Gainesboro and earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Vanderbilt University.