Kym S. Arnone, Chair

Kym S. Arnone is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and Chair of the Steering Committee. She is also the Managing Director and Head of Municipal Securitization Initiatives at Barclays.

Prior to her role with Barclays, Ms. Arnone was a senior banker at Bear Stearns. Ms. Arnone is a trustee for the Citizens Budget Commission, and a former board member of the Municipal Forum of New York. She received the Freda Johnson Award for Trailblazing Women in Public Finance from the Northeast Women in Public Finance in 2014.

Ms. Arnone graduated magna cum laude from St. John’s University with a bachelor’s degree in finance.

Ms. Arnone's term with the MSRB expires September 30, 2015.