Melanie Acobe ‘17 Promoted as Springfield’s First Latina Budget Director

Melanie Acobe ‘17 has recently been promoted as the City of Springfield’s Budget Director, making her the City’s first Latina Budget Director.  

Throughout her career, Acobe served as the City’s Grants Director and as a Senior Budget Analyst. She put herself through undergraduate and graduate school, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from Westfield State University in 2017.  

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