Heart of the Treasury

August 2019

Meet the people in the State Treasurer’s Office whose public service inspires us and is making a difference.

Congratulations Sandra Kent, our July employee of the month!

Congratulations Sandra Kent, our July employee of the month!

Sandra is an analyst with the California Debt and Investment Advisory Committee’s (CDIAC) Education and Outreach Unit. In addition to acting as a clearinghouse for information, CDIAC provides education and technical assistance on debt issuance and public fund investment to local public agencies and other public finance professionals.

The work Sandra performs in the education unit is unique and requires technical acumen as well as understanding of municipal debt issuance and public investment, marketing and public outreach. Sandra has repeatedly stepped up to help train newly hired specialists and provided guidance as they worked on time-sensitive projects. She is further credited with singlehandedly making several new CDIAC programs -- Understanding Benchmarking, Understanding Cash Flow and Cash Flow Forecasting, Municipal Debt Essentials, and Fundamentals of Public Funds Investing in Collaboration with CMTA -- successful.

Sandra is the epitome of professionalism, teamwork and leadership. Congratulations Sandra!

(Learn more about CDIAC here: https://www.treasurer.ca.gov/cdiac/index.asp)