Another interim secretary in the Crist administration got a promotion today as Gov. Charlie Crist named Charlie Liem the Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. He has been the agency's interim secretary since November 2009 and had previously been the agency's chief of staff. Liem, 62, has worked in state government for 25 years in the executive branch and legislature.
“His proven leadership has benefited businesses throughout our state, and I am confident his expertise will continue to help our businesses and economy thrive,” Crist said.