This was announced last week. Bernie Kipp has known Tom Crone for over 30 years. He hired Bernie for Regulations and later as District Director. He’s a good guy with a practical approach. He would be the final decision maker in any action against field permitee.
TOM CRONE NAMED ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR FIELD OPERATIONS
TTB Administrator John Manfreda and Deputy Administrator Mary Ryan have announced the appointment of Thomas R. Crone as Assistant Administrator for Field Operations, effective February 27, 2011. As TTB’s Assistant Administrator for Field Operations, Mr. Crone is responsible for oversight, direction, and coordination of all Field Operations functions associated with TTB’s tax collection and consumer protection programs. Mr. Crone brings a wealth of experience to the job along with his knowledgeable, practical, and collaborative approach that is so vital to carrying out our mission goals.