A veteran of the Boston Behemoth is poised to take over Rhode Island's Department of Administration.
Dee DeQuattro of the the local ABC News affiliate reports
that today Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo
(a Democrat) named Michael DiBiase
(a Republican, according to NPR) as her choice for Director of Administration
The Bond Buyer
, the local NPR affiliate
, the Providence Journal
, and WPRO News Talk 630 (99.7 FM)
also reported on Raimondo selection of DiBiase.
DiBiase, 57, has spent nearly 14 years at Fidelity
, most recently as senior vice president of state government relations and public affairs. Prior to that, he spent six years in the administration of then-Governor Lincoln Almond. And before that he spent 10 years in Providence practicing law. He's an alumnus of Boston College and U. Penn.
The Rhode Island Department of Administration manages the state's financial and human resources, overseeing the development and administration of the budget, the standards for state contracts and bids and the like, and more.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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