Joe Huddleston Esq., LL.D.

Executive Director
Joe is the Executive Director of the Multistate Tax Commission, a position he has held since 2005. Prior to this role, Joe has served as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Revenue (1987-1995); president of both the Federation of Tax Administrators and the Southeast Association of Tax Administrators; chief financial officer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; and an Internal Revenue Service revenue officer. In private practice, Joe has worked at the District Attorney General's office in Cookeville, TN (1984-1987); as a partner with Grant Thornton (1998-2004); and as Vice President for Tax Solutions at Liquid Engines. Mr. Huddleston serves on numerous state tax related boards, is a founding trustee of the Paul Hartman Tax Forum at Vanderbilt University Law School, and is a member of the Tennessee and American Bar Associations.

LL.D., University of South Carolina (2009)
J.D., Nashville School of Law (1982)
B.A. Political Science, University of South Carolina (1971)

Joe Huddleston is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management State Tax Advisory Board.