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Dan Noble is the Director of the Wyoming Department of Revenue, appointed by Governor Matthew Mead in July 2013.  He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and served in the U.S. Army for seven years. He was previously the Administrator of the Excise Tax Division appointed in March 2000, and prior to that Administrator of the Administrative Services Division for the Department of Revenue. He worked in public accounting as a microcomputer consultant for three years and spent six years in the private sector as a Chief Financial Officer.








Christie Yurek was selected to be Manager of the Administrative Services Division in July 2004. She had previously been with the Division for 10 years serving Supervisory positions.  She came to the Department of Revenue in 1994 with 10 years in the Banking Industry managing operations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Terri Lucero was appointed the Administrator of the Excise Tax Division of the Department of Revenue in September of 2018.  She had previously been with the Division for 29 years.  Serving as a Vendor Operations Supervisor in the Excise Tax Division for ten years and then as the Manager of the Education and Taxability Section for ten years.      



 

 



 

Craig Grenvik was appointed the Administrator in the Mineral Tax Division of the Wyoming Department of Revenue in November 2004.  He graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1988 and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wyoming in 1995.  Prior to accepting the Administrator position, Craig had seven years of experience as a manager for the Division, had worked in the Department of Audit from 1992 to 1997 performing oil & gas, coal, trona, and bentonite severance and ad valorem tax audits as well as audits of Federal royalties on oil & gas production.


 

 

 

 

 


Brian Judkins was appointed the Department of Revenue Property Tax Division Administrator in May 2020.  Brian started his appraisal career in 2001 as a fee appraiser and then becoming a Certified Property Tax Appraiser in 2008 while working in Fremont County.  In 2014 he moved to Cheyenne and took an appraisal position at the Property Tax Division.  Previously Mr. Judkins spent 15 years as a small business owner and operator in Montana.  He has also served with volunteer organizations throughout his life.














Nicole Novotny Smith was appointed the Department of Revenue Liquor Division Administrator in October 2020.

Nicole Novotny Smith is a third generation Wyomingite and resident of Cheyenne, WY.  She is a graduate of Cheyenne East High School and the University of Wyoming where she triple-majored in Political Science, Economics and Spanish earning two Bachelor's degrees and a Master's degree in Public Administration. 

Ms. Novotny Smith has served the State of Wyoming for over twenty years.  Nicole's career includes comprehensive work in legislative affairs, public policy evaluation, public program management, policy analysis, aggregate data reporting, higher education and workforce education programs, regulatory enforcement and affairs, and executive management.  

During her free time, Ms. Novotny Smith enjoys writing poetry and volunteering in her community. She has served on several government and philanthropic boards, including the Wyoming Public Employees Association Board, the Cheyenne Planning Commission, the Cheyenne Board of Adjustment, and the Cheyenne Schools Foundation.  Nicole is a graduate of the prestigious Leadership Wyoming Program and was the 2008 Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Athena Protege Award Recipient.