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Schatz Votes To Confirm Nani Coloretti As Deputy OMB Director

Coloretti Becomes Highest Ranking Filipino American In The Biden Administration

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) voted to confirm Nani Coloretti as Deputy Director at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Confirmed by a vote of 57-41, Coloretti is now the highest ranking Filipino American in the Biden Administration. Coloretti hails from Kapahulu and graduated from ‘Iolani School in 1987.

“This is a proud moment for Hawai‘i. Nani will bring strong leadership experience and 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 continuing to work with her in her new role at OMB,” said Senator Schatz.

Prior to her nomination, Nani Coloretti served as Senior Vice President at the Urban Institute. She also previously served as Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Obama Administration. Before that, she was 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.

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. OMB also manages department and agency organization, the regulatory process, and ensures that funds appropriated by Congress are properly spent.