For immediate release
LITTLETON – Town Administrator Anthony M. Ansaldi Jr. is pleased to announce the appointment of Aleesha Nunley Benjamin as Finance Director/Town Accountant.
Director Nunley Benjamin has served as Chief Financial Officer for the City of Medford for the last five years. In that role, she managed all day-to-day activities in all finance departments, oversaw the City’s Treasury, Assessor, and Procurement Divisions, and approved all payroll and vendor warrants. Medford’s city budget for 2021 received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, which recognizes professional, high-quality budget documents that improve community transparency and accountability.
Director Nunley Benjamin also has worked as the Assistant City Auditor for the City of Gloucester as well as an accountant in the private sector. She is recognized as a Certified Governmental Accountant by the Massachusetts Municipal Auditors and Accountants Association, and as a Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Officer by the Inspector General’s Office.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, both from Salem State University.
“The Town’s financial team has put in countless hours placing us in a strong position,” Administrator Ansaldi said. “I have no doubt Aleesha will continue that trend in the future and find ways to strengthen our operations even more.”
“Aleesha will bring a depth and breadth of experience to the Town’s finance department,” Select Board Chair Chuck DeCoste said. “On behalf of the Select Board, we ask residents to join us in welcoming Aleesha to Littleton.”
“I am thrilled to work for the Town of Littleton,” Director Nunley Benjamin said. “I am truly honored to serve such a welcoming community and look forward to working with the Finance Team and meeting as many residents as I can.”