Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has announced the appointment of Herb Frierson as the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue for Mississippi effective July 1, 2016.

Prior to being appointed Commissioner, Mr. Frierson served as a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 106. In his future role as Commissioner, Mr. Frierson will oversee the Mississippi Department of Revenue and will be responsible for collecting taxes for the state Treasury.

Mr. Frierson said that he will “miss the House of Representatives, but it’s time to move on, and this is the perfect opportunity.” He added “I’m very excited about the challenge and look forward to continuing public service.”