Degrees and Certifications:

Joseph Florentino, VP Finance

Joseph Florentino currently serves as Little Elm, Texas Assistant Town Manager – Director of Public Safety. He is also the Emergency Management Coordinator and Director of Information Technology for the Town. He has spent more than 27 years in the public safety sector. Mr. Florentino served on the board of the International Fire Chief’s Association for eight years, on the strategic planning committee for the Texas Fire Chief’s Association, Treasurer of the Denton County Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police and President of Santa’s Elves of Little Elm. He is a past president of the Denton County Fire Chief’s Association and was the Texas State Coordinator for the Texas Intrastate Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS). 

Mr. Florentino obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from State University of New York – New Paltz. He is a Certified Public Manager through the American Academy of Certified Public Managers (facilitated through Texas State University), is a graduate of the Texas Fire Chief’s Academy earning his Certified Fire Executive and is Fire Service Chief Executive Officer through the Texas A&M University Mays Business School. He resides in Little Elm with his wife of 21 years and their son and daughter who both attend LEISD.