After a nationwide search, Kevin M. Ascolese has been appointed as the College’s Budget Director. Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President for Finance and Budget/CFO, Kevin will administer the tax levy budgetary operations and assist in overseeing the day-to-day finance and business affairs of the College.

Kevin has ten years of budget and analysis experience, most recently with Stevens Institute of Technology as the Senior Budget Analyst and Project Specialist. In that capacity, he was responsible for the oversight of approximately $87M of the school’s operating budget, and successfully managed the budgeting and analysis of the largest departments at Stevens. Kevin’s responsibilities also included special projects initiatives, in which he assisted in implementing a best-in-class budget process. He co-designed their inaugural Responsibility Center Management (RCM) University Budgeting Model for a three-year phase-in. The RCM project, initially slated for a one-year development, was fast-tracked and completed in five months.

Prior to Stevens Institute of Technology, Kevin worked for Housing Authority of Bergen County, and was responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and assisting in budgeting grant expenditures that exceeded $1.3 million per year.

You can reach Kevin at or 718.982.2468.