Eatman named finance director for the Town of Hamden, Conn.
Curtis Eatman ’09 BA (PSc)/’11 MPA was hired
as the new finance director for Hamden, Connecticut.
In his new role managing the town’s fiscal
affairs, Eatman will be primarily responsible for helping Hamden recover from a
recent credit downgrade and helping to reduce their current debt burden. Currently
he is in the midst of gathering information about Hamden’s financial state of
affairs as his team begins preparing for next year’s budget process. Hamden, a
suburb of New Haven, Connecticut, with a population of more than 60,000, was founded
in 1786 and is the home of Quinnipiac University.
Eatman, who was most recently deputy
commissioner of finance for the City of Schenectady, New York, has more than eight
years of experience in public service. He was also a senior legislative tax
analyst and legislative fiscal analyst in the New York State Assembly and a
legislative aide within the New Jersey State Legislature. Eatman also was a
Coro Fellow in the Coro Center for Civil Leadership’s post-graduate
experiential leadership training program.
You can read more about Eatman’s new appointment in
this news article from the New Haven Register.