The Town of New Canaan today announced the appointment of Lunda Asmani to be Chief Financial Officer/Budget Director, replacing Sandra Dennies who is retiring after almost three years of service with the town.
Mr. Asmani became the town’s Budget Director in July 2018. Previously, he was Director of Management and Budget for the City of Norwalk for two years. Prior to that, he held various municipal finance positions with the towns of Maize, Sedgwick and Newton in Kansas.
A native of Tanzania, Mr. Asmani earned his Master of Public Administration degree from Wichita State University in Kansas. In addition to significant other training, he is a Certified Public Finance Officer through the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
In announcing Mr. Asmani’s appointment, First Selectman Kevin Moynihan said “We are very pleased to promote Lunda Asmani to CFO/Budget Director. Our Board of Selectmen, Board of Finance and our Town Council have all been very impressed with Lunda’s work as Budget Director for the past 18 months.” Mr. Moynihan also noted that Ms. Dennies had performed extraordinary work for the town and would be missed.