Resume - Gessow
Eugene L Gessow
25 2nd Street #106, Hallowell, ME 04347, (207) 622-7585 158
Taber Avenue; Providence, RI 02906 (401) 331-3887
10/00 - Present DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF MEDICAL SERVICES, Maine Department of Human Services,
Augusta, ME. Responsible for managing Maine's Medicaid, Certificate of Need (acute care
facilities), Pharmacy Assistance and Hospital & Nursing Home Health Care Facility Licensing
and Certification programs.
1I00 - 9/00 DEPUTY SECRETARY FOR FINANCE, New Mexico Human Services Department, Santa
Fe, NM. Chief Financial Office for state department responsible for Medicaid, TANF, Food
Stamps and child support enforcement.
11/98 - 12/99 BUDGET DIRECTOR, Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance, Boston, MA.
Responsible for the preparation of the state Medicaid agency's $4.0+ billion budget,
including an administrative budget of more than $100 million.
11/97 - 11/98 SENIOR BUDGET ANA YLST, Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance, Boston, MA.
FY 1999 Spending Plan, Senior Care Plan, FY 1999 Budget Amendments, Savings Initiatives.
4/93 - 9/97 DIRECTOR OF RSEARCH, Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, Providence, Rl. Annual
state budget analysis, Family Independence Act (welfare reform), State Merit System Act of
1996 (personnel reform), management study of administration of Rhode Island's court system.
COUNSEL, HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE, Rhode Island House of Representatives,
4/92-12/92 Providence, RI. FY 1993 Budget.
POLlCY ANALYST, Rhode Island General Assembly, Providence, RI. Workers'
12/91- 3/92 & compensation reform, legislative commissions on state debt and filled tidal lands.
1193 - 3/93
ASSOCIATE, Partridge, Snow and Hahn, Providence, RI. Secured lending, partnerships,
12/88-8/91 purchase and sale of businesses, general corporate work and state government law.
RESEARCH DIRECTOR, Licht 'gg Campaign Committee (U.S. Senate), Pawtucket, RL
1987-1988 Research and policy development.
INVESTMENT ANALYST, The Abedon Group, Providence, RI. Real Estate
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR POLlCY, Democratic National Committee, Washington, D.C.
1981-1983 Prepared issue materials for candidate training schools. Worked on mid-tenn convention policy
TAX LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT, Congressman Fortney ("Pete") Stark, Jr. All issues before
House Ways and Means Committee
Education MPA, Kennedy School of Governrncnt, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law, New York, NY.
JD, University of Denver College of Law, Denver, CO.
BA (Economics), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI