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Massaron, Dave (-)State Budget Director
Dave Massaron was appointed State Budget Director by Gov. Gretchen WHITMER on December 21, 2020.
He filled the position after former Budget Director Chris Kolb stepped down to serve as vice president for government relations at the University of Michigan. Massaron’s appointment was effective January 4, 2021.
Massarone was the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Detroit, where he supervised all of the City’s financial and budget activities. Prior to his service as CFO, he served as the City’s Chief Operating Officer and Senior Counsel to Mayor Mike Duggan, where he was responsible for day to day operations of the City, including ensuring that the City’s annual budgets reflected the Mayor’s priorities.
Massaron is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University and the William and Mary School of Law.
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