Nadira Hazim-Patrick serves as the Assistant Secretary for the Department of Commerce. She manages the recruitment team and in-state business teams within the Business Development Division. Nadira directs and aligns teams to recruit new businesses to Kansas while continuing the growth and retention of existing business.
Nadira joined the Commerce team in 2002 as field staff for the Community Development Block Grant Program and has over 30 years of experience in state government. Most recently, Nadira led the Business Finance Team which includes oversight and compliance of our statewide incentive programs.
Nadira holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University.