Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday that he has nominated his Deputy Chief of Staff to the position of Maryland Secretary of Labor.

Tiffany Robinson was nominated by the Governor to succeed Acting Secretary James Rzepkowski who will continue to serve as the assistant secretary for the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning. Of Robinson, Governor Hogan said “Tiffany Robinson has dedicated her career to empowering people and expanding opportunities.” He continued “Tiffany’s experience as an advocate for Maryland’s workers and small businesses, and her commitment to public service, make her an outstanding choice to be our next Labor Secretary. Tiffany is sure to continue and build on our record of creating jobs, growing the economy, and making our state a great place to live, work, start and grow a business.”

Robinson has served as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of Governor since 2016, previously serving as an Assistant Secretary in Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development. She also served as the administrator of Harford County’s Department of Housing and Community Development. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Maryland Baltimore County and a juris doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law.