John Griffin comes to Nashua with nearly 30 years of senior level financial management experience in private and public sector organizations. He most recently held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Aliptia, LLC, an information technology start-up company located in Lowell, Massachusetts, where he effectively set up and managed all aspects of the financial functions.
Prior to John’s involvement with Aliptia, he served as the Director of Budget and Finance for the City of Lawrence, Massachusetts; School Business Administrator in Dracut, Massachusetts; and Vice President of Colonial Gas Company in Lowell, Massachusetts, providing him with experience in preparing, presenting and gaining approval of multimillion dollar budgets, selling municipal bonds, regulatory administration, strategic planning and testif~’ing before elected boards and governmental organizations.
John is very interested in Nashua’s ERP project and believes that the implementation of the new technological platform can be leveraged to gain efficiencies, mitigate redundancies and provide consistent, accurate information. He has actively participated in and championed such initiatives in the past and looks forward to his key role in Nashua’s initiative.
John holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accountancy from Bentley College and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College. He has been and continues to be involved with several organizations including the Town of Tyngsboro Finance Committee, Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board, Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce, Nashua Panthers Youth Hockey Association and the USA Hockey Association.
John resides in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts with his wife Elizabeth and their four children. He began his tenure in Nashua on Monday, August 23, 2010.