John Casellini has been in Albany for 32 years. For nearly 17 years, he worked inside government, starting with communications, research, politics and elections, moving to policy and then climbing the ladder over a decade to eventually serve as the Budget Director of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. After leaving government, he worked for 8 years with a Fortune 250 company, starting as the Resident Vice President in New York, taking on progressively larger assignments and culminating his service as the Vice President–Public Affairs, overseeing State and local lobbying efforts for the company. He returned to Albany full time, working with a Top 15 firm, rising to the role of Managing Director, before launching Ways and Means NY. At every step, his deep knowledge and dedication to duty have led to remarkable success for those for whom he has worked.