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.

Education:
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.