Nicholas Mostardo is Finance Director with the Village of Libertyville, Illinois, a vibrant non-home rule municipality with a population of 20,490. Mr. Mostardo joined the Village of Libertyville in 2018 after spending five years with the Village of Winnetka, Illinois where he served in the roles of Assistant Finance Director, Financial Services Coordinator, and Management Analyst.
Mr. Mostardo developed the Village of Libertyville’s first comprehensive long-term capital improvement plan which helped to secure the passage of a non-home rule sales tax referendum in March of 2020. Under his leadership, the Village continues to receive the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Mr. Mostardo is recognized by the Libertyville Board of Trustees and Village residents for having the ability to reduce complex financial concepts into simplifications better understood by the non-technical user. Like many of his colleagues, his current primary charge is addressing the local impacts of the financial crisis brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr. Mostardo is a GFOA Certified Public Finance Officer who holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of North Dakota, a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Benedictine University (IL).