Tennessee’s Governor Bill Haslam has announced the appointment of Richard H. Roberts as the new Commissioner of Revenue for the State of Tennessee. Commissioner Roberts is an attorney and business executive from East Tennessee. Most recently, he served as a director of Miller Industries, Inc., a towing and recovery equipment manufacturer. Previously, Roberts served as general counsel and senior vice president with Forward Air Corporation and, prior to that, Landair Corporation. Commissioner Roberts began his legal career as a corporate securities attorney with the law firm of Baker, Worthington, Crossley & Stansberry after earning his bachelor’s degree and a joint J.D./M.B.A. degree from the University of Tennessee. Commissioner Roberts replaces Charles A. Trost, who was appointed by former Governor Phil Bredesen following the resignation of Reagan Farr on September 1, 2010.