Joseph Tramontana served as School Business Administrator and Director of Human Resources in Hamilton New Jersey which is one of New Jersey's largest School Districts. In addition, he served as Director of Personnel/Labor Relations in one of the state's largest municipalities.
Mr. Tramontana was responsible for administering, preparing and overseeing nearly a $200 million budget. During his tenure as School Business Administrator he totally re-engineered the Purchasing Department and Business Office. Through the development of a new Purchasing and Budget manual he developed processes that were cost effective as he mentored staff on best practices in purchasing and budgeting.
Mr. Tramontana also pioneered a new Employee Safety Program that culminated in significantly reducing injuries, time lost from work while saving the school district close to one million dollars. Mr. Tramontana also implemented a green "zero waste" program that improved the condition of the environment while slashing waste removal costs by about thirty percent.
These are only some of the programs that he implemented which had a major impact on costs without affecting the education programs. Mr. Tramontana is the author of a widely read blog entitled "The Citizen's Guide to School Finance. This document explains a technical subject in a way parents, students, seniors, and other members of the public can understand.
Joseph Tramontana is a graduate of the Rowan University Business SChool where he majored in Business Administration. He also graduated from Thomas Edison State College with honors in Organizational Management. Mr. Tramontana holds standard certifications as a principal and school business administrator from the New Jersey Department of Education.