Delane Caesar, Victor M. Gonzalez, Raette Smith Hearne
, Gilberto F. Mendoza, Lisa Minton, Allen Spelce, Trey Powers and Robert Wood, all former employees of Combs
at the Texas Department of Agriculture
(TDA), have received appointments to the Comptroller's Office
...Raette Smith Hearne, TDA's previous Assistant Commissioner for Administrative Services, becomes the new Director of Administration at the Comptroller's Office.
...Raette Smith Hearne has more than 17 years of state government experience, having worked at the Office of the Attorney General for nine years and TDA for the past eight years.Her prior professional experience included working for the United Way of Midland, the city of Odessa and State National Bank.Hearne earned an MBA from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and graduated from the Intermediate School of Banking.She
is a 2004 graduate of Leadership Texas.