Jason was born & raised in Philadelphia. Attended the University of Miami and obtained a Bachelor’s in Environmental Toxicology, a Master’s in Civil Engineering, and an MBA. Worked ~six years as a consulting engineer on large infrastructure improvement programs in Miami-Dade County. While working on these programs shifted from engineering to program controls, budgeting, and cost estimating. Served for 16+ years after being brought in-house by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority and “switched sides” from Engineering to Finance; holding positions of Controller and finally Financial Controls & Budget Manager. Earned Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certifications. Serves as the Vice-chair of the GFOA’s Committee on Economic Development & Capital Planning. He works for Surfside, FL since 2019; currently as the Assistant Town Manager / CFO.