Governor Eric Holcomb announced that Zachary Jackson will serve as state budget director effective today. Jackson has served as the state deputy budget director since 2013.
As the deputy budget director, Jackson helped produce the Governor’s biennial budget and managed state spending.
From 2008 to 2012, Jackson served as assistant director of the State Budget Agency overseeing the Health and Human Services Division. Prior to that role, he worked at SBA as a budget analyst with responsibilities for transportation, general government, and state employee pay and benefits. He also worked as a policy analyst in the Indiana Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning. Before joining state government, he worked at both the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute and the Indiana Economic Development Council.