At the January 10, 2017 Meeting, Village of Sugar Grove President Sean Michels and the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Matt Anastasia as the Sugar Grove Finance Director. Matt will begin his official duties on February 6, 2017.
Matt comes to Sugar Grove with over eight years of experience in Municipal Finance with the City of Blue Island. Matt began his career as a Finance Clerk and during his tenure at Blue Island he was progressively promoted and eventually was appointed the Director of Finance and Administration.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Management, Economics & Finance with a Minor in Accounting at McKendree University. He then eared his a Master in Business Administration from Lewis University. In his spare time Matt enjoys bowling. Matt captained the bowling team during his years at McKendree, earning Academic All-American status.
Matt stated that he is looking forward to working for Sugar Grove, “Sugar Grove offers a unique opportunity and I am excited to work in a community with a proven track record that has such great potential for continued innovation and growth. I am honored to have this opportunity to work with the Village Board and staff.”
President Sean Michels stated, that, “We are confident that Matt will be a complement to the Village and our management team. Matt possesses the skills we need to assist the Board in making fiscally responsible decisions as we continue planning for the future of our community. He is a welcome addition to our staff.”