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Connie Blackwell Hardin

Connie Blackwell Hardin, American state official. Certified government finance manager.


  • Hardin, Connie Blackwell was born on March 2, 1955 in Clarksville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Charles R. and Anita (Shepherd) Blackwell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Education with honors, Austin Peay State University, 1977.


    • Program evaluator comptroller of treasury State of Tennessee, Nashville, 1979-1983, budget analyst finance and administration, 1983-1987, budget coordinator finance and administration, 1987-1990, assistant budget director finance and administration, 1990-1992, budget director finance and administration, 1992-1995. Associate executive director fiscal affairs Tennessee Higher Education Commission, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified government finance manager.


    Volunteer Room-in-the-Inn Homeless program, Nashville, 1992, 93. Member National Association College & University Business Officers, National Association State Budget Officers (Southeast regional director 1993-1994, member executive committee 1993-1995), Tennessee Government Executive Institute (steering committee 1993-1994, certified of attainment 1990), Tennessee National Guard Auxiliary (board directors 1993-1995), Government Finance Officers Association.


    • Married William A. Hardin, January 1, 1988.
    • father: Charles R. Blackwell
    • mother: Anita (Shepherd) Blackwell
    • spouse: William A. Hardin
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    Born March 2, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1977
      Austin Peay State University
    • 1979 - 1983
      Program evaluator comptroller, of treasury State of Tennessee
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1995
      associate, executive director fiscal affairs Tennessee Higher Education Commission