Former Air Force general hired to turn around failed unemployment agency

Governor Mark Sanford announced yesterday that retired Air Force Brig. Gen. John Finan will serve as interim director of the newly created state Department of Employment Workforce.

Finan has served as chief financial officer for the Air Force until 1993 and as vice president for business and finance at the University of South Carolina from 1995 to 2001.

Read more stories on this subject in our Employment Security Commission topic page.Formerly known as the Employment Security Commission, the Governor Sanford officially disbanded the discredited the unemployment agency back on March 30th.

The Post and Courier has more on Finan and his newly acquired position. Go take a read.

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