Leona M. Bridges

Leona M. Bridges is a Commissioner for the San Francisco Employees’
Retirement System, where she serves as chair of the deferred compensation
committee. She is a former Director for the Municipal Transportation Agency
and Commissioner for the San Francisco Parking Authority of the City & County
of San Francisco, where she continues to serve on the Bond Oversight
Committee.

For more than two decades, Ms. Bridges was a Managing Director at Barclays
Global Investors (acquired by BlackRock in 2009), becoming the world’s largest
asset manager of combined assets. During her career in the financial services
industry, she focused on asset management as it related to global securities
lending/trading, collateral management, custody services, client service, and
business development. Additionally, she was responsible for establishing and
maintaining civic and community relationships.

Ms. Bridges holds an MBA from Golden Gate University Ageno School of
Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from San Francisco
State University. She established an endowed scholarship in the College of
Business to support economically and educationally disadvantaged students at
San Francisco State University.

Ms. Bridges serves on various community and non-profit boards. She is the
recipient of many professional, community, and prestigious national awards

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