Alumnus Butch Eley Appointed as Commissioner for Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration

Governor Bill Lee appointed this week Belmont alumnus Butch Eley as Commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration (F&A).

Currently, Eley serves as the chief operating officer in the Governor’s Office and will continue coordinating his efforts between the two departments in the interim. Devoting much of his career to creating positive change through public service, Eley continues his focus on transportation policy, economic development and planning issues. 

Before joining the Lee Administration, Eley was founder and CEO of Infrastructure Corporation of America (ICA). He also served as partner and president at the Ingram Group, a premier public affairs and advisory firm in Nashville, Tennessee.