Richard Santiago, Professional Qualifications

Master of Business Administration, The George Washington University
Bachelor of Science, International Business, Lake Erie College

What inspired you to choose the MSRB?
I was fortunate to know a long-time friend and colleague who works for the MSRB. I was attracted to the MRSB’s commitment to assuring its employees achieve a harmonious work/life balance. The senior leadership has done an exemplary job of establishing a framework and corporate culture to ensure its employees have ample support and opportunities to balance both life and work responsibilities.

Describe a typical day on the job.
A typical day might involve facilitating a committee meeting of subject matter experts to develop new examination content for one of the MSRB’s professional qualifications tests for municipal securities professionals.

What do you love most about your job?
What I love most about my job is the daily interaction with such a talented and culturally diverse group of individuals, who truly care about ensuring a fair municipal market for all investors.

When I am not at work, I
I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, cooking vegetarian dishes, gardening and (last but, not least) cheering for THE Ohio State University Buckeyes.