Roseann D’Alleva, Budget Director – Roseann D’Alleva has been serving as Budget Director since December of 2014. (Prior to that, she had been Acting Budget Director since October 2012.) She also holds responsibilities of her prior position as the Deputy Director for Project and Performance Management and the Office of Risk Management since the vacancy of the Director position in May of 2011. She first joined OMB in June 2003 as a Senior Operations Analyst where she was responsible for special projects. She left OMB in March of 2006 to be the Director of Finance for the Legislative Majority, a position she held until January 2010. Prior to her employment by Nassau County, she worked for NYC’s Department of Education Division of Budget and Operations as a Supervisor for all Queens School Districts from 2001 to 2003. She began her career at NYC’s Office of Management and Budget in 1990 and held numerous positions, the last as Unit Head for the Departments of Housing Preservation, Buildings, and Planning. She received a B.A. in Finance from Pace University in 1990.
Jennifer Eberhardt, Administrative Assistant to the Deputy County Executive for Finance – Jennifer Eberhardt joined the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in December 2015. Her responsibilities include oversight of office administrative work, controlling process flow of contracts and other documents for approvals and signatures, and assisting in the production of financial reports, such as the Monthly Financial Reports, Multi-Year Plan, and Annual Budget Books. Ms. Eberhardt is also the personnel representative for OMB, responsible for new hire processing, exit interviews, and maintaining current employee files. Prior to joining Nassau County, she was employed with Capital One Bank. Ms. Eberhardt received her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from the City University of New York, Queens College in 2015.
Finance and Operations Unit
Robert Conroy, Deputy Budget Director – Robert Conroy joined the Office of Management and Budget in January 2010. His responsibilities include overseeing OMB’s Budget Analysts and assisting the Director with the reporting, budgeting, and operating functions of OMB. Prior to joining Nassau County, Mr. Conroy was Budget Manager for the Long Island Power Authority. His responsibilities included preparing annual operating and capital budgets; analyzing monthly budget variance; reporting and presenting results to the Board of Trustees; and assisting with the development of budget policy. He also was a liaison between LIPA and LIPA’s manager (National Grid) in connection with tax filings on LIPA’s behalf and various audits handled by National Grid. Other experience at LIPA included work as a Senior Budget Accountant and Supervisor of Accounts Payable and Payroll. Prior to joining LIPA, he worked in the Tax Department of Viacom International, Inc. handling Federal, State and Local tax compliance, including multi-state experience. Mr. Conroy received his B.A in Accounting from the New York Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University.
Martha Bucheli Worsham, Deputy Budget Director – Martha B. Worsham currently serves as a Deputy Budget Director and has over 15 years of financial analysis experience. Her responsibilities include assisting the Budget Director by coordinating the fiscal monitoring for the budget development process, the Multi-Year Plan, and Monthly Financial Reports. Mrs. Worsham joined the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on a part-time basis. In April 2008, she became a Budget Examiner on a full-time basis and in March of 2012, Ms. Worsham became the Manager of Fiscal Reporting. Her prior experience includes monthly closings, variance explanations of revenues and expenditures, preparation of reports that complied with SEC requirements. She was the Accounting Manager for Newpoint Distributors in Syosset and All in One Suppliers in New York City and the Assistant Comptroller for Werner International in New York City, a subsidiary of Reliance Group Holdings. She is fluent in Spanish and volunteers her time and financial expertise as a member of The Brookville Reformed Church. Ms. Worsham attended the School of Business of the Universidad Estatal of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Andrew Persich, Deputy Budget Director – Andrew Persich joined the Office of Management and Budget in January 2016. His responsibilities include overseeing Grants Management, the financial reporting for grants and assisting the Director with various other financial operations. Prior to joining Nassau County, Mr. Persich was the Business Manager for the Greenlawn Water District. His responsibilities included preparing annual operating, financial statements and handle the day to day administrative functions of the district. Prior to joining, Greenlawn, he was the Comptroller and Deputy Comptroller for the Town of Huntington and was responsible for preparing the annual budgets and financial statements and helped the Town in receiving “AAA” bond rating. Mr. Persich, was previously with the County as a Deputy Budget Director and was responsible for the budgets of General Services, Park, Public Works and the Sewer and Storm Water Authority. He also assisted in compiling the budget information for the entire county and administered the interfund transfers. His prior experience, includes 15 years in the financial services sector. Mr. Persich, received his B.A in Accounting from the New York Institute of Technology.
Steven D. Conkling, Debt Manager – Steven D. Conkling joined the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) in July 2010. He is responsible for structuring all debt issuances to meet the County’s cash flow and capital needs. Prior to joining OMB, he was the County Treasurer beginning in March 2006. Prior to joining the County, he worked in investment banking, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Conkling was an Investment Vice President in Prudential Financial Inc.’s Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Group, responsible for executing domestic and international transactions. Prior to joining Prudential, he worked at Chase Manhattan Corporation. From 1994 to 2001, he was a Vice President in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Chase Securities Inc. As a member of Chase’s Corporate Finance Department from 1988 to 1994, he assisted in managing and executing the bank’s mergers and acquisitions, capital markets activities, and holding company liquidity. He earned an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Boston College.
Anthony S. Romano, Senior Budget Examiner – Anthony S. Romano joined the Office of Management and Budget in January 2010. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Office of Housing and Community Development, the Department of Social Services, and the Office of Constituent Affairs. Mr. Romano also processes the Interdepartmental Service Agreements (ISA) between interdependent County departments. Mr. Romano has over 20 years of accounting and budget experience. Prior to joining the County, he worked in the public sector assisting small businesses in the preparation of budgets, company payroll, quarterly tax returns, financial statements, and annual income tax returns. From 1996 to 2004, he was the Fiscal Officer of a multi-funded community-based agency licensed by New York State, the Hispanic Counseling Center (HCC) in Hempstead. He supervised the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Department. From 1991 through 1996, Mr. Romano worked for the Nassau County Youth Board as a Claims Auditor and Contract Specialist while earning a B.B.A. in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University in 1992.
Joe Schiliro, Senior Budget Examiner – Joe Schiliro joined the Office of Management and Budget in January 2010. His primary responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Health Department, Emergency Management, Medical Examiner, and Probation. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, financial and operational analysis, budgeting, forecasting, process re-engineering, and project management. Prior to joining the County, Mr. Schiliro was a Franchise Principal of Accountants International, specializing in the recruitment of accounting and finance personnel. Prior to that position, he held several operational and financial management positions with CMP Media, Inc. and Newsweek, Inc. He holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and a B.B.A. in Public Accounting and Finance, both from Hofstra University.
Matthew Ronan, Senior Budget Examiner – Matthew Ronan joined the Nassau County Office of Management & Budget in April 2014. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Office of Management and Budget, County Comptroller, Minority Affairs, Public Administrator and Department of Corrections. He has worked for the Nassau County Government since 2005. Prior to joining the Office of Management and Budget, he worked in the Office of Human Resources and the Department of Parks, Recreation & Museums. He earned a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 and an M.B.A. from LIU Post (formerly C.W. Post) in 2009. He currently resides in Nassau County with his wife.
Ryan Studdert, Senior Budget Examiner (PT) – Ryan Studdert joined the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in December 2010 as a Budget Examiner. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of Nassau Hospital Care Corporation (NHCC) and Nassau Community college (NCC). In addition, he is responsible for various financial data included in OMB documents and reports. Prior to joining the County, he was an Account Executive at California First Leasing Corporation in Irvine, California. He has a strong background in financial analysis. Mr. Studdert graduated from Ursinus College in 2007 with a B.A. in Economics and is currently working towards a M.S. in Accounting.
William Cote, Budget Examiner – William Cote joined the Office of Management and Budget in January 2015 as a Budget Examiner. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Police Department, Civil Service Commission, Traffic & Parking Violations Agency and Department of Veteran Services. His background encompasses financial and operational analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and project management. Prior to joining OMB, he was an Accounting Assistant for the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation & Museums. Mr. Cote graduated from SUNY Farmingdale in 2013 with a B.A. in Business Management. He plans to pursue an M.B.A.
Joseluis Dias, Budget Examiner – Joseluis Dias joined the Office of Management and Budget in February 2016 as a Budget Examiner. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Assessment Review Commission, Department of Assessment, County Clerk, Records Management, and County Treasurer. He is also assisting with cash flow analysis for the County Treasurer. Prior to joining the County he had over seven years of treasury experience working for The Walt Disney Company - Euro Disney in France. There, Mr. Dias worked his way up from financial modeling Intern up to Treasury Manager. Mr. Dias graduated from Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris in 2002 with a B.A in Physics and obtained a Master in Physics with a minor in Financial Modeling in 2006. Mr. Dias is currently working towards becoming a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)
Michael Vocatura, Budget Examiner – Michael Vocatura joined the Nassau County Office of Management and Budget in April 2016. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Department of Public Works, the County Attorney, Department of Investigations, Department of Human Resources, and the Office of Labor Relations. Prior to the joining the county, he worked as a Staff Accountant at MHW, Ltd. Mr. Vocatura graduated from Manhattan College in 2013 with a B.S. in Finance. He also earned his M.B.A. in 2014 from Manhattan College.
Mitchell Seidler, Budget Examiner – Mitchell Seidler joined the Office of Management and Budget in May 2017 as a Budget Examiner. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the District Attorney’s Office, Coordinating Agency for Spanish Americans(CASA), Department of Human Rights, Department of Information Technology and Department of Parks, Recreation & Museums. His background encompasses budgeting, forecasting, project management, and financial analysis. Mr. Seidler holds a B.B.A in Finance from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University Maryland.
Matthew Kakol, Budget Examiner – Matthew Kakol joined the Nassau County Office of Management and Budget in May 2017. His responsibilities include the financial oversight of the Board of Elections, the Department of Consumer Affairs, Department of Human Services, Department of Shared Services, the Fire Commission, and the Taxi and Limousine Commission. Prior to the joining the county, he worked as a Financial Advisor at AXA Advisors. Mr. Kakol graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in 2016 with a B.S. in Finance.
Project and Performance
Christopher L. Nolan, Deputy Director – Christopher Nolan joined the Nassau County Office of Management and Budget in April 2005. Currently, Mr. Nolan is coordinating and tracking the County’s Fema financial reimbursement effort. In his present role, he focuses on special projects that require the coordination of multiple departments and / or multiple disciplines, including finance, technology, planning, and operations. He has led or played a key role in various initiatives involving improved fiscal management, general business process improvement, energy management, and technology projects. Prior to his work with the County, Mr. Nolan enjoyed over nine years of service to the City of New York, working in various capacities for the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation, the Mayor's Office of Management and Budget, and the New York City Housing Authority. He is a graduate of St. John's University and resides in Nassau County with his family.
Irfan Qureshi, Manager of Performance Management/Senior Budget Examiner – Irfan Qureshi joined the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in July 2006. His responsibilities include oversight of the Office of the County Executive, the County Legislature, and managing and reporting on a Countywide performance management software solution that links departmental performance to Nassau County goals and objectives. Prior to joining Nassau County, he was a Senior Budget Analyst at Phoenix House Foundation working on the company's internal budget as well as financial reporting from 2005 to 2006. Other prior experience includes work at Canon USA from 2002 to 2005 as a Budget Control Analyst where his focus was on monthly closings, financial reporting, and expense analyses. He also worked at MCI WorldCom from 1996 to 2002 as a Financial Analyst. Mr. Qureshi graduated from Baruch College with a B.A. in Finance in 1995.
Douglas Cioffi, Manager of Performance Management – Douglas Cioffi joined the Office of Management and Budget in July 2004 as Performance Measurement Coordinator. He implemented and is responsible for managing and reporting on a Countywide performance management software solution that links departmental performance to Nassau County goals and objectives. In 2011, his efforts led to the County receiving its first-ever Special Performance Measures Recognition as part of the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award presented by the GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association). Prior to joining the County, Mr. Cioffi had direct responsibility for the development, implementation, and on-going operations of the primary performance measurement system used at Chase Manhattan Bank. Among other duties during his 28-year career, he managed system integrations and related process improvements through two mergers with JP Morgan and Chemical Banks. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from Hunter College and a M.B.A in Accounting from St. John's University. Mr. Cioffi is also a graduate and former instructor at the Bank Administrative Institute at the University of Wisconsin where he taught courses on profitability measurement.
Steven Munzing, Program Coordinator – Steven Munzing joined the Office of Management and Budget in October 2010. He manages the County workers’ compensation claims by analyzing each claim submitted to assess its validity as well as identifying possible abuse and safety issues. He works with the County’s Third Party Administrator and outside counsel regularly to ensure that the County processes claims efficiently and complies with all State guidelines and statutes. Mr. Munzing also performed the testing on the County’s Risk Management system and managed its deployment. He continues to manage the operation and enhancement of that system. Prior to joining the County, he worked as a Senior Business Systems Analyst for Cablevision Systems Corporation. Prior to that, he worked for over 20 years for Avis Rent a Car System, Inc. where he held several positions including Director of Commercial Pricing. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Adelphi University.
Steven L. Labriola, Chief Compliance Officer – Steven Labriola joined the County in February 2013 when he was appointed Chief Deputy Comptroller. In this title, he served as Chief of Staff, managing 80+ employees. He was responsible for executing directives of the elected Comptroller and interacting with senior staff in the Accounting, Claims, and Payroll Divisions. He was involved in all facets of compliance with Federal, State, and local laws as related to the powers, duties, and functions of the Office as well as contract compliance and employee labor relations. He supervised the Audit Division, which conducts audits of County departments and vendors. Prior to his service with the County, Mr. Labriola was the Oyster Bay Town Clerk for 10 years. In this capacity, he was elected to five two-year terms. His responsibilities were Commissioner of Licensing, Secretary to Town Board, Registrar of Vital Statistics, and Marriage Officer. His duties also involved compliance issues with regard to State and local laws. Mr. Labriola also served as a New York State Assemblyman 12th Assembly District. He was elected to four two-year terms. As a lawmaker, he was the Ranking Assembly member on the Standing Committees on Government Employees and Election Law. Before elected service, Mr. Labriola was Director of Operations for the Township of Oyster Bay, one of the largest townships in the State of New York. In this capacity, he served as co-chair of the Budget Committee, supervised the Town Board staff and Public Information Office, and served as liaison to the department commissioners for compliance-related issues. He has B.A. and M.A. in Government and Politics and Public Administration from Saint John’s University, Queens, NY.