Governor Parson Names Tyler Hobbs as New Legislative Director

JANUARY 2, 2024

 — Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that Tyler Hobbs will assume the role of Legislative Director for the Office of the Governor, effective immediately. Mr. Hobbs fills the role that was vacated by Legislative Budget Director Alex Tuttle on December 22. Mr. Tuttle joined the Office of the Governor in July 2021 and had stepped away to pursue other opportunities. 

“Since joining the team, Tyler has demonstrated his profound understanding of the legislative process, and we've greatly enjoyed his insightful perspectives on policies and regulations. He has proven himself to be a hard worker, strong leader, and valued member of the team, and we have full confidence in his abilities,” Governor Parson said. “We will greatly miss Alex's  contributions to our team and his exceptional service to the people of Missouri, but we wish him the best in all his future endeavors.”

Mr. Hobbs has served as Deputy Policy and Legislative Director as well as Senior Policy Analyst since joining the Office of the Governor in August 2022. Prior to joining the team, he served as the Legislative Director for the Missouri Department of Public Safety after working as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Missouri Republican Party during the 2020 election cycle.

Mr. Hobbs is a graduate of Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in political science. He is also a combat veteran of the United States Army, serving 12 years as a civil affairs sergeant and participating in overseas missions, including in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and to the Republic of Georgia.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to work alongside the Governor and Team 57 and to serve the people of Missouri, and I look forward to continuing that service in this role,” Hobbs said. “I want to thank Alex for his leadership and mentorship over the past year.”