Manju S. Ganeriwala, Board Member

Manju S. Ganeriwala is a member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and serves on the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. She is Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia where she is responsible for overseeing the management of the Commonwealth’s investment portfolio, issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriation-backed bonds for debt-issuing authorities, management of outstanding debt, and administration of the state’s insurance and unclaimed property programs. She is chair of the Commonwealth’s Treasury Board and serves on 10 other public boards, including the Virginia Housing Development Authority, the Virginia Port Authority, the Virginia Resources Authority, and the Virginia College Savings Plan. 

Prior to becoming Treasurer in 2009, Ms. Ganeriwala served as a deputy secretary of finance at the Commonwealth of Virginia, where she advised the governor on all state financial matters, including crafting the state budget, developing revenue forecasts, issuing debt and retaining the Commonwealth’s “AAA” bond rating.  Her earlier service to the Commonwealth includes leadership positions serving as the chief financial officer for the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services and as an associate director of the Virginia Department of Planning and Budget. She is a member and past president of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST), a member and past chair of the State Debt Management Network, and a member of National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT). 

Ms. Ganeriwala is the recipient of multiple public finance awards including the NAST Harlan Boyles-Edward T. Alter Distinguished Service Award (2016) and the Jesse M. Unruh Award (2014), the Virginia Women in Public Finance Lifetime Achievement Award (2015), the Northeastern Women in Public Finance and the Bond Buyer, Trailblazing Women in Public Finance Award (2015), and NASACT’s President’s Award (2013). 

Ms. Ganeriwala has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bombay and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Ms. Gareriwala's term with the MSRB expires September 30, 2021.

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