Linda has been a hands-on manager of public funds since 1983. She is a registered adviser and certified finance administrator. Linda teaches nationally on the full range of treasury functions including investment strategy, investments, benchmarking, cash flow, cash handling and banking. During her 20 years in public finance, Linda was the City Treasurer of Fort Worth, TX and Deputy State Treasurer/CIO for Texas. Linda is an active member of multiple Texas and national public finance professional organizations and has authored two books on public investing. She holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and was a Fulbright Scholar in Germany. Additionally, Linda’s authorship of the Public Funds Investment Act (PFIA) and Public Funds Collateral Act (PFCA) was instrumental in establishing investing parameters for public entities in Texas.
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