Lakshmi Kommi, Board Member

Lakshmi Kommi is a member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and serves on the Finance Committee. She is Director of Debt Management for the city of San Diego, California, and has more than 20 years of experience in municipal finance in an issuer capacity.

Lakshmi has worked for the city of San Diego since 1994, and has held positions as a supervising economist and deputy director of San Diego’s Financing Services Division. She is a member of the city of San Diego’s Disclosure Practices Working Group and also serves on San Diego’s Infrastructure Program Review and Advisory Committee, and Investments Portfolio Advisory Committee. Ms. Kommi also serves on two committees for the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC)--the Debt Issuance Primer Steering Committee and Elected Official Training Steering Committee. She previously served on the MSRB's Board of Directors from 2013 to 2016.

Lakshmi received a bachelor’s degree from Osmania University in India and master’s degrees from Osmania University and the University of California, San Diego.

Lakshmi's term with the MSRB Board expires September 30, 2019.