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Schatz Statement On Nomination Of Nani Coloretti As Deputy OMB Director

Coloretti To Become Highest Ranking Filipino American In Biden Administration

HONOLULU — U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) today released the following statement on the nomination of Nani Coloretti as Deputy Director at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). When confirmed, Coloretti will become the highest ranking Filipino American in the Biden Administration. Coloretti hails from Kapahulu and graduated from Iolani School in 1987.

“The Office of Management and Budget will gain an outstanding, well-qualified Deputy Director in Nani Coloretti,” Senator Schatz said.  “This is a proud moment for Hawai‘i and the Filipino American community. As a native of Kapahulu and the highest ranking Filipino American in the Biden Administration, Nani will bring strong leadership experience, as well as the ability to inspire the next generation of Filipino American leaders in Hawai‘i and across the country. I am proud to call Nani a friend, and I look forward to voting for her confirmation in the Senate.”

Nani Coloretti is currently Senior Vice President at the Urban Institute. She previously served as Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Obama Administration. Before that she served as Assistant Secretary for Management and Acting CFO of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and Acting COO of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Coloretti worked in the San Francisco Mayor’s office from 2005 until 2009, most recently serving as Budget Director. Previously, Coloretti served as the Director of Policy, Planning, and Budget for the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families from 1999 to 2005.

The Office of Management and Budget is the largest office within the Office of the President, overseeing the implementation of the president’s vision across the Executive Branch. Specifically, OMB’s mission is to assist the president in meeting his policy, budget, management and regulatory objectives and to fulfill the agency’s statutory responsibilities.