Barbara Flickinger is Chief Credit Officer of National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation. She is responsible for ensuring that new business transactions adhere to National’s underwriting standards and risk limits. Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Flickinger was a senior member of National’s Portfolio Surveillance Group and managed the group responsible for monitoring debt issued in the western half of the U.S. She has also held positions in New Business working directly with issuers, advisors and bankers in underwriting new transactions.Prior to joining MBIA, Ms. Flickinger worked for Moody’s Investors Service was and responsible for the ratings of a number of major issuers including the State of Texas.Ms. Flickinger has worked her entire career in public finance, including the U.S. Senate Senator Patrick J. Leahy as well as in the Executive Office of the U.S. President (Office of Management and Budget). She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University and holds an MBA from the Yale University School of Management.� Ms.Flickinger was named a 2016 Trailblazer by Women in Public Finance.� She is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and has served on the Advisory Council to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).�
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