Retirement Security Initiative founding board member Lois Scott this week was appointed to the Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s board of directors. Considered a trailblazer for women in the field of public finance and one of the most influential people in U.S. government, Lois is instrumental in bringing awareness to public pension sustainability challenges and working with national leaders on reform efforts.   

From 2011-2015, Lois served as the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Chicago and currently serves on the board of the Chicago Stock Exchange and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. She is chair of the Advisory Board of the Center for Municipal Finance at the Harris School of the University of Chicago, co-founder of the Municipal CFO Forum, and is well known as one of the founders of Women in Public Finance.

Click here to read special RSI commentary by Lois on financing state and local pension obligations.