BROOKLINE — Brookline Town Administrator Chas Carey and Select Board Chair Heather Hamilton are pleased to welcome Charles Young into the role of assistant town administrator for finance.
Young began his new role Tuesday, Oct. 5.
As the assistant town administrator for finance, he will be responsible for assisting with the executive functions of the Town’s preparation of the comprehensive financial plan/budget and the annual report. He also will ensure fiscal responsibility through best management practices, methods and techniques of program evaluation, governmental fiscal management and budgeting.
Prior to joining Brookline, Young served as the first purchasing agent/financial analyst for the Town of Weston and Weston Public Schools, a research fellow at Suffolk University studying police innovation and a research assistant at the Boston Municipal Research Bureau analyzing the impact of policy decisions on city finances.
“Charles brings a wealth of knowledge to this position through his background in public administration and managing and analyzing municipal budgets,” Carey said. “I am confident that he will be a strong addition to the Town of Brookline’s leadership team and we welcome him into his new role.”
Young is a Certified Massachusetts Public Purchasing Official and a former board member of the Mass Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration.
“I am excited to be joining the Town of Brookline,” Young said. “It is an honor to be joining this vibrant and welcoming community, and I look forward to collaborating with the leadership team in the stewardship of the Town’s finances.”
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Maine at Farmington and a master’s degree in public administration from Suffolk University.