Tuttle, who assumed the role July 1, is the former legislative liaison for the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) where he helped in the state’s tackling of the COVID-19 pandemic. He is also a former budget analyst for the Missouri Senate.
“We are excited to be welcoming Alex to the team today,” Parson said. “He has years of valuable legislative and budget experience, and we look forward to putting that experience to work in further service to the people of Missouri.”
In his own statement, Tuttle said: “I want to thank the governor and his team for this opportunity, and I look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of Missouri in this new role.”
Kaitlyn Schallhorn is the editor of The Missouri Times. She joined the newspaper in early 2019 after working as a reporter for Fox News in New York City.
Throughout her career, Kaitlyn has covered political campaigns across the U.S., including the 2016 presidential election, and humanitarian aid efforts in Africa and the Middle East.
She is a native of Missouri who studied journalism at Winthrop University in South Carolina. She is also an alumna of the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C.
Contact Kaitlyn at email@example.com.