Matt Hinch has been named the new chief of staff for Gov. Terry Branstad, the governor's office announced today.

Hinch, 33, most recently worked as senior vice president of government relations and public policy for the Greater Des Moines Partnership. He also has been chief of staff to Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen, as well as legislative director and campaign manager for Congressman Tom Latham.

Hinch replaces Jeff Boeyink, who resigned last month. Click here to learn more about Hinch.