Governor Charlie Baker has made official the appointment of Michael J. Heffernan to be the Secretary of Administration and Finance. Heffernan formerly served as the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue, where he was responsible for administrating the tax, child support, and municipal finance laws of the Bay State.
In a press release Heffernan said, “It has been an honor to work as the administration’s Commissioner for the Department of Revenue over the last fifteen months, and I am deeply humbled by the opportunity to continue working with the first-class team Secretary Lepore assembled in the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. I am pleased to be succeeded at the Department of Revenue by Chris Harding, who is an exceptional manager with a firm grasp of what it will take to continue leading the Department’s talented staff.”
Chris Harding, also of Wellesley and formerly the Chief of Staff at the Department of Revenue, has been tapped to lead as the Department’s Commissioner. All leadership changes became effective August 14.