Jeremy Heidt joined Tennessee Housing Development Agency in 2016 as Director of Industry and Governmental Affairs. His role is to lead a division responsible for representing THDA in the field, strengthening THDA’s relationships with industry partners, housing non-profits, public entities which administer THDA programs, and engaging with elected officials and other government agencies.
After 15 years as a business journalist, Jeremy joined state government in 2006. He has previously worked for the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and Tennessee Department of Health, where he managed communications for more than 15 presidential declared disasters and administered various public safety programs. He was a lead and member of the National Emergency Management Association’s communications committee.
Jeremy is a graduate of Berea College in Berea, Ky. He and his wife, Brenda, reside in Old Hickory, Tenn., and enjoy spending time with their eleven grandchildren.