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Michael Nadol

Michael Nadol

Michael Nadol is a Managing Director with PFM, co-leading the firm�s Strategic Consulting practice nationwide. Mr. Nadol focuses on public sector budgeting and financial sustainability, with specialized experience in government workforce strategies. Prior to joining PFM, Mr. Nadol served the City and County of Philadelphia in positions including Deputy Mayor, Director of Labor Negotiations, and Director of Finance. In addition, he served as DeputyCommissioner for the Philadelphia Water Department, overseeing both finance and human resources for one of the nation�s largest environmental utilities.At PFM, Mr. Nadol has provided strategic and quantitative support for human resources reforms and collective bargaining on behalf of clients including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, City of New York, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, City of Austin, Montgomery County, Maryland and the City of Philadelphia. He has testified as an expert witness on compensation issues in binding interest arbitration in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. In addition to workforce services, Mr. Nadol has worked on multi-year financial plans for multiple governments including Nassau County, New York and Kansas City.� In addition, Mr. Nadol has worked with clients from the Philadelphia School Reform Commission to Washington, DC to streamline work processes and service delivery.Prior to joining PFM, as Philadelphia�s Director of Finance and in previous positions within the City�s Office of the Mayor, Mr. Nadol worked on management and budget initiatives key to the City�s turnaround from the brink of bankruptcy in 1992 to its then-record $206 million surplus in 1999. While in the Office of the Mayor, Mr. Nadol served as Director of Labor Negotiations for 1996 collective bargaining covering over 22,000 municipal employees. In addition, he was active on the city�s 1992 labor negotiating team, with the restructuring of employee safety and risk management programs, and in the development of joint labor-management productivity initiatives. As Deputy Water Commissioner, Mr. Nadol served as chief financial and administrative officer for a $400 million water, wastewater, and storm water utility with over 2,200 employees. Mr. Nadol has co-edited Management Innovation in U.S. Public Water and Wastewater Systems (2005) and America�s Water and Wastewater Industries, Competition and Privatization (2000).Mr. Nadol earned a Master of Governmental Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, from Yale University. Mr. Nadol is on the adjunct faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, Fels Institute of Government, teaching a masters-level seminar on competitive government. In addition, he is a member of the Committee of 70, Greater Philadelphia�s leading nonprofit civic watchdog organization, and served as the Governor�s appointee and Chair of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Task Force on School Cost Reduction.