Leadership. Responsibility. Growth. Sustainability.

Program in partnership with the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) Foundation

Bringing together the world’s most respected public-finance leaders for an intense financial curriculum

2022 faculty and speakers to be announced.  View the 2019 NIPF session leaders below.

Natalie Abatemarco
Natalie Abatemarco
Managing Director, Citi Community Development, Citi
David Altshuler
David Altshuler
Executive Director, Product Development, IFM Investors
Allison Ball
Allison Ball
Treasurer, State of Kentucky
Henry Beck
Henry Beck
Treasurer, State of Maine
Sally Eddy Bednar
Sally Eddy Bednar
Managing Director, Head of Strategy and Municipal Capital Markets Group, Public Finance Department, Wells Fargo
Andrew Benton
Andrew K. Benton
President and CEO, Pepperdine University
Stephanie Blondell
Stephanie Blondell
Assistant Professor of Law and Practice; Associate Director Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
David Booth
David Booth
Executive Chairman, Dimensional Fund Advisors
Michael Brakebill
Michael Brakebill
CIO, Tennessee Department of Treasury
Catherine Brennan
Catherine Z. Brennan
Deputy State Treasurer, State of New Jersey
Greg Brown
Gregory Brown
Professor of Finance, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Readie Callahan
Readie Callahan
Head of Communications Strategy, LIBOR Transition Office, Wells Fargo & Company
TJ Carlson
T.J. Carlson
CIO, Texas Municipal Retirement System
John Claisse
John Claisse
CEO, Albourne
David Damschen
David Damschen
Treasurer, State of Utah
Colleen Davis
Colleen Davis
Treasurer, State of Delaware
Vincent deMartel
Vincent de Martel
Solutions Strategist, Invesco
Diaz Fernando
Fernando Diaz
Chief Financial Product Officer, Illinois State Treasury
Kristen Doyle
Kristen Doyle
Partner, AON Hewitt Investment Consulting
Charles Dufresne
Charles Dufresne
Co-founder, American Public Infrastructure, LLC
Mike Elio
Mike Elio
Partner, StepStone Group
Josh Ellars
Josh Ellars
Head of Product Marketing and Field Enablement, OpenGov
David Fann
David Fann
President and CEO, TorreyCove Capital Partners
Michael Fitzgerald
Michael Fitzgerald
Treasurer, State of Iowa
Gregory Fortuna
Gregory P. Fortuna
Senior Managing Director at State Street Global Markets
Michael Frerichs
Michael Frerichs
Treasurer, State of Illinois
Sterling Gabbitas
Sterling Gabbitas
Senior Investment Consultant and Outsourced CIO, Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services
Manju Ganeriwala
Manju Ganeriwala
Treasurer, Commonwealth of Virginia
Dominic Garcia
Dominic Garcia
CIO, New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association
Rodrigo Garcia
Rodrigo Garcia
Deputy State Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer, Illinois Office of the Treasurer
Sarah Godlewski
Sarah Godlewski
Treasurer, State of Wisconsin
Deb Goldberg
Deborah B. Goldberg
State Treasurer and Receiver General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Will Goldthwait
Will Goldthwait
Portfolio Strategist, State Street Global Advisors
Jon Grabel
Jonathan Grabel
CIO, Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
Sinead Colton Grant
Sinead Colton Grant
Managing Director, Head of Investment Strategy, BNY Mellon
Michael Gubbels
Michael Gubbels
Partner, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners
Arthur Gulmaraes
Arthur Guimaraes
Associate CIO, COO, University of California
Johh Haeder
Josh Haeder
Treasurer, State of South Dakota
Dan Heflin
Dan Heflin
Partner, Chief Executive officer, co-Chief Investment Officer, Torchlight Investors
Glen Hegar
Glenn Hegar
Comptroller, State of Texas
William Hogana
William J. Hogan
Senior Managing Director, Public Finance, Assured Guaranty
Kim Hourihan
Kim Hourihan
Portfolio Manager, CBRE U.S. Core Partners, LP
Claiborne Johnston
Claiborne Johnston
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Real Assets
Dennis Johnston
Dennis Johnston
Administrator, Unclaimed Property Division, State of Utah
Jourdan Jones
Jourdan Jones
Senior Director, Market and Competitive Strategy, TIAA
Genevieve Jopanda
Genevieve V. Jopanda
Chief of Staff, California State Treasury
Ritu Kalra
Ritu Kalra
Head of the Western Region and the Higher Education Public Sector and Infrastructure (PSI), Goldman Sachs
Steve Kantor
Steve Kantor
Regional Managing Director, Hilltop Securities
David Kaplan
David R. Kaplan
Director, Saxena White
Shar Kassam
Sharmila Kassam
Senior Consultant, Funston Advisory Services, LLC
Pete Keliuotis
Pete Keliuotis
Senior Managing Director, Cliffwater
Lynette Kelly
Lynette Kelly
President and CEO, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB)
Maggie King
Maggie King
Senior Vice President & Treasury Management Manager Government, Higher Education & Nonprofit Banking, Wells Fargo
Nancy Kopp
Nancy Kopp
Treasurer, State of Maryland
Clemens Kownatzki
Clemens Kownatzki
Assistant Professor of Finance, Graziadio Business School, Pepperdine University
William Kriewald
William Kriewald
Chief Financial Officer, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Vermont
Shivin Kwatra
Shivin Kwatra
Head of Portfolio Management—Solutions, Insight Investment
Bryan Lewis
Bryan Lewis
Chief Investment Officer, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
David Lillard
David H. Lillard, Jr.
Treasurer, State of Tennessee
Ryan Locke
Ryan Locke
Deputy Treasurer, State of Indiana
Douglas Lopez
Douglas Lopez
Principal, Portfolio Manager – High Yield Bonds, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC
Fiona Ma
Fiona Ma
Treasurer, State of California
Colin MacNaught
Colin MacNaught
CEO and Co-Founder, BondLink
Seth Magaziner
Seth Magaziner
Treasurer, State of Rhode Island
Joseph Maietta
Joseph A. Maietta
Managing Director, Client Portfolio Manager, MacKay Shields
Mangiofico, Gary
Gary Mangiofico
Executive Professor, Leadership and Management, Graziadio School of Business and Management
Caroline Marshall
Caroline Marshall
General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Verus
Lisa Massena
Lisa Massena
Vice President, Government Savings—Retirement, Ascensus
Randy McDaniel
Randy McDaniel
Treasurer, State of Oklahoma
Curt Meier
Curt Meier
Treasurer, State of Wyoming
Greg Mannis
Greg Mennis
Director, Public Sector Retirement Systems, Pew Charitable Trusts
Kelly Mitchell
Kelly Mitchell
Treasurer, State of Indiana
Shawn Munday
Shawn Munday
Professor of the Practice of Finance, Executive Director—Institute for Private Capital, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Mary Murphy
Mary Murphy
Project Director, Fiscal and Economic Policy, State Fiscal Health, Pew Charitable Trusts
Hector Negroni
Hector Negroni
Principal, Fundamental Credit Opportunities; Chair, Public Finance and Debt Management Track
Rebecca Olsen
Rebecca Olsen
Director, Office of Municipal Securities, Securities and Exchange Commission
Sylvia Owens
Sylvia Owens
Global Private Strategist, Aksia, LLC
Jennifer Pafiti
Jennifer Pafiti
Partner, Head of Investor Relations, Pomerantz, LLP
Andrew Palmer
Andrew Palmer
CIO, Maryland State Retirement and Pension System
Park, Abraham
Abraham Park
Director of Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate; Associate Professor of Finance; Department Chair of Accounting and Finance; Pepperdine University
Andrew Perry
Andrew Parry
Head of Sustainable Investing, Hermes Strategy Group
Beth Pearce
Beth Pearce
Treasurer, State of Vermont; Co-Chair, National Institute of Public Finance
Charles Peck
Charles Peck
Managing Director, Head of Public Finance, Wells Fargo Securities
Bruce Phelps
Bruce Phelps
Managing Director, Head of IAS, PGIM Institutional Advisory & Solutions
Ted Price
Ted Price
Co-founder and CEO, GovInvest
Tom Rasmussen
Tom Rasmussen
Managing Director and Head of Municipal Solutions Marketing, Capital Solutions Group, Citi
Christine Reynolds
Christine Reynolds
Partner, Public Finance Department, Orrick
David Richter
David Richter
Managing Director, Investments-Public Markets, GCM Grosvenor
Darren Robbins
Darren J. Robbins
Partner, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Byron Rockwell
Byron Rockwell
Managing Director & Co-Head of Western Region Public Finance, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Kelly Rogers
Kelly Rogers
Deputy Treasurer for Policy and Public Finance, Rhode Island Treasury
Tim Romer
Tim Romer
CEO, Fundamental Infrastructure Opportunities
Andrew Sawyer
Andrew Sawyer
CIO, Maine Public Employees Retirement System
Larry Schloss
Larry Schloss
Former CIO, New York City Retirement System
Michael Shires
Michael Shires
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Pepperdine University School of Public Policy
Tyler Sisneros
Tyler Sisneros
Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Group, Wells Fargo
John Skjervam
John Skjervem
CIO, State of Oregon
Kirt Slaugh
Kirt Slaugh
Chief Deputy Treasurer, State of Utah
John Snow
John W. Snow
73rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Zachary Solomon
Zachary Solomon
Executive Director, Public Finance Group, Morgan Stanley
Samantha Stephens
Samantha Stephens
SRI Analyst, Mirova, Natixis
Jennifer Stevens
Jennifer Stevens
Partner, The Townsend Group
Thomas Tight
Thomas N. Tight
Managing Director, Public Trust Advisors
Ron Tillet
Ronald L. Tillet
Head, Mid-Atlantic Public Finance Practice, Raymond James
Joe Torsella
Joe Torsella
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Deryck Rensburg
Deryck J. van Rensburg
Dean, Graziadio Business School, Pepperdine University
Ken Wagers
Ken Wagers
Vice President, Client Services, Kelmar Associates
Tim Walsh
Timothy Walsh
Managing Director, Owl Rock Capital Partners
Nate Walton
Nate Walton
Partner, Co-Head of North American Private Equity, Ares Management Corporation
Andrew Ward
Andrew Ward
Director, Fitch Ratings
Bob Warden
Robert Warden
Co-Head of Private Equity and Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Capital Management
Keith Welks
Keith Welks
Deputy Treasurer for Fiscal Operations and Senior Advisor for Policy, Pennsylvania Treasury Department
Ash Williams
Ash Williams
Executive Director and CIO, Florida State Board of Administration
Shawn Wooden
Shawn T. Wooden
Treasurer, State of Connecticut
Alex Wright
Alexander Wright
Managing Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC
Kimberly Yee
Kimberly Yee
Treasurer, State of Arizona
Timothy Youmans
Tim Youmans
Director, Hermes EOS