Jennifer Hagan-Dier was appointed in September 2007 by Governor Bredesen to the position of Assistant Commissioner for the Department of Revenue as the Liaison to the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). In this role, Jennifer works with Revenue, ECD, local communities, businesses and economic development professionals on issues of tax policy and economic development incentives for both new and existing businesses locating or expanding in the state. Prior to joining the administration, Jennifer practiced law at Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw in Chicago, Illinois and most recently served as a Federal Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Judge Thomas A. Wiseman, Jr. in the Middle District of Tennessee.

Winner of the 2010 Nashville Emerging Leaders Award for Government and Public Affairs, Jennifer is also a member of the Tennessee Economic Development Council and the Nashville Emerging Leaders (NEL) Class of 2010. Jennifer has served on the Executive Committee of the Nashville Earth Day Festival since 2007 and served on Mayor Dean’s Green Ribbon Committee on Environmental Sustainability as the Co-Chair of the Mobility Subcommittee in 2009. Jennifer is co-founder and President of the Friends of the Nashville Farmers’ Market, a founding Partner and Board Member for Community Food Advocates and the Field of Greens Fund, and currently serves as a Board member for the Historic Edgefield Neighborhood Association.