Thomas Nardelli, a close ally of Gov. Scott Walker, has been appointed division manager for Safety and Buildings at the Department of Commerce under Secretary Paul Jadin.
From August 2007 until Scott Walker was sworn in as governor, Nardelli served as Walker’s chief of staff for the then-Milwaukee County executive.
Nardelli was a Milwaukee alderman from 1986 until 2004. He is a former radio on-air traffic reporter, announcer and guest host.