Lisa Schroeer is a Senior Director in the U.S. Public Finance Division for Standard & Poor's Rating Services. She joined the Local Government group in 2005. Lisa currently focuses on local governments across the United States, with a national level focus. In 2013, Lisa facilitated the launch of Standard & Poor�s first weekly Public Finance podcast. Lisa continues to produce and host the podcast, called Extra Credit, which focuses on S&P�s municipal finance ratings and related topics. Previously, Lisa focused primarily on Western state general obligation and related ratings for cities, counties and school districts. Additionally, she has worked on rating criteria and previously worked on state revolving fund/pool sector and water and sewer credits. She is a member of the National Municipal Finance Association, Virginia Women in Public Finance, and the Southern Municipal Finance Society. Prior to joining S&P, Lisa worked at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC, where she followed political and economic developments in Latin America. Additionally, she worked on local government issues at Economic and Planning Systems in Berkeley. Lisa holds a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and an M.P.P. from the University of California, Berkeley.
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