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Lewis County welcomes new Chief Operating Officer

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently welcomed Houston Hamblin as the new Chief Operating Officer for the Lewis County Government.

As Chief Operating Officer, Hamblin will serve as an advisor to Mayor Keltner and the County Commission, finance administrator, human resource manager, Litter Grant supervisor and Economic and Community Development Coordinator.

Prior to his work with the Lewis County Government, Hamblin worked in Cookeville with elected officials and community leaders in the Upper Cumberland in public relations, political campaigning and marketing job roles. He previously worked as a Public Information Officer for the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

"Having the opportunity to serve the citizens and the community of Lewis County is an amazing privilege," said Hamblin, "There is no greater pride than being able to advocate for your hometown. I know my experience working with community leaders in the past has helped equip me to serve Lewis County well. I'm excited to work with Mayor Keltner and his team, and I'm looking forward to the road ahead."

Hamblin and his wife, Catherine, are natives of Lewis County and graduates of Lewis County High School. Houston is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.


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