Nebraska Deputy Tax Commissioner Kimberly Conroy will succeed her boss, Doug Ewald, as the State Tax Commissioner.
Gov. Dave Heineman has appointed Conroy as head of the Nebraska Department of Revenue to replace Ewald, who is leaving state government to join an Omaha accounting firm.
Conroy has served as the Deputy Tax Commissioner since September of 2008. She has also worked as director of the Revenue Department compliance division. She begins her new duties Saturday.