Anna Van Degna joined the City and County of San Francisco as the Director of the Controller’s Office of Public Finance in March 2018. The Office of Public Finance manages the City’s multibillion-dollar municipal debt portfolio, oversees the issuance of all new debt secured by property taxes and general fund sources, initiates the City’s debt policies and procedures, and provides technical expertise for the preparation and monitoring of San Francisco’s Ten-Year Capital Plan. Prior to joining the City, Anna was a Managing Director in Stifel’s public finance department. As a public finance banker, she structured and brought to market more than 250 municipal bond transactions totaling several billions of dollars for California cities, counties and special districts. Prior to joining Stifel (then Stone & Youngberg) in 2002, she worked in the corporate finance investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Anna has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Administration from Cornell University.