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Jeremiah Kuntz

jeremiah kuntzJeremiah Kuntz is the director of the Vehicle Titles & Registration (VTR) Division for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV). He began working for TxDMV in February 2011 after serving as Governor Perry’s Transportation Policy advisor. Jeremiah’s first position with TxDMV was as the director of the Government and Strategic Communications Division, a division he helped to establish.

In his current role as director of VTR, Jeremiah is responsible for administering policies and procedures related to the titling and registration of motor vehicles for the State of Texas. He oversees a staff of 241 FTE employees and a budget in excess of $30 million. Additionally, Jeremiah serves as a member of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services (TCCVS) as well as the Texas.gov Solution Group.

Jeremiah has more than 22 years of public service with 16 years in state government policy and six years in the United States Marine Corps. Prior to joining TxDMV, Jeremiah served as budget advisor to Senator Todd Staples and as the transportation analyst for the Senate Transportation and Homeland Security Committee. In his time working in the Senate, Jeremiah tackled complex issues such as the budget shortfall of the 78th Legislative Session as well as creating innovative ways to fund transportation.

After leaving the Senate, Jeremiah worked for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), serving as advisor to Commissioner Ted Houghton. During his tenure with TxDOT, Jeremiah assisted in negotiating high profile transportation contracts, developing policies for the commission, and served on the Derivatives and Swaps Advisory Committee.

Jeremiah attended Southwest Texas State University and earned a degree in finance while serving in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Shortly after graduating, he became a licensed personal financial advisor before returning to public service.

 

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