Professional Profile: Carol Kellermann 2019

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Name: Carol Kellermann - 019

Title: President

Company: Citizens Budget Commission

Location: 2 Penn Plaza, New York, NY

Birthplace: New York, NY

Education: BA and JD, Harvard University

First job: Full time? Executive Assistant to a Deputy Mayor in Boston 

First job in real estate or allied field: Never really in real estate. Closest thing probably would be assistant commissioner for tax policy at NYC Department of Finance

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Run a non-partisan fiscal watchdog and think tank; planning to sleep later, get more exercise, read and travel

How do you unwind from a busy day? Dinner out with my husband and watch This is Us

Favorite book or author: Philip Roth

Favorite movie: Godfather series

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded: Remixed version of “Songs for Only the Lonely” by Frank Sinatra

One word to describe your work environment: Collegial

Rules to live by in business: Delegate; ask the right questions; have office happy hours

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Daniel Patrick Moynihan at Tracks in Penn Station

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) I once applied to be the president of the James Beard Foundation…maybe they would hire me now. :)