Nancy Lin

MPA, 2015

Supervising Budget Analyst, NYC Office of Management and Budget

Nancy Lin is currently a Supervising Budget Analyst for The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget in New York City. OMB is the chief financial agency for the City of New York and is responsible for overseeing an annual expense budget of approximately $93 billion, 70 city agencies, and more than 300,000 employees. Nancy works in the Libraries and Cultural Institutions Unit which has oversight over the three public library systems in New York City and the Department of Cultural Affairs. Nancy directly manages the New York Public Library portfolio’s capital and expense budget. In addition, she oversees requests to approve funding for capital projects. Nancy also provides training and development to other analysts on her team.

Nancy has previous intern experiences with the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE), a non-profit organization, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Census Bureau. Prior to beginning the MPA program, Nancy attended Cornell University as an undergraduate where she majored in Economics & China and Asia-Pacific Studies. While enrolled in the MPA program, Nancy worked at the Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA), a nonpartisan office that serves the Connecticut General Assembly for her Internship and Professional Practice. “I assisted in the preparation/analysis of expenditures and revenues associated with the state budget. I also provided extensive research and fiscal analysis of public policy issues for state decision-makers. Some large projects I have completed: (1) established a database of all CT magnet schools (there are around 90) containing pertinent data such as historical student enrollment and construction grants, (2) designed a dynamic and automated spreadsheet of economic indicators used in a biweekly report to the director of OFA, and (3) developed a model forecasting revenues to CT from the 1998 Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement.”

In her free time, Nancy enjoys rock climbing, running, and hot yoga. She also takes advantage of the many cultural organizations that reside in New York City. The Whitney, MET, AMNH, and Guggenheim are some of her favorite museums to visit. Nancy also likes exploring contemporary art galleries and attending art fairs.

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