Jeffrey J. Previdi, Vice Chairman

Getting to Know Jeff Previdi
Jeffrey J. Previdi was appointed to serve as vice chairman of the GASB effective July 1, 2017. He began serving as a member of the GASB on July 1, 2016. Mr. Previdi’s first term concludes on June 30, 2021 and he is eligible for reappointment to a second term. Previously, Mr. Previdi served in a variety of roles for more than two decades at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, now known as S&P Global Ratings. Most recently he served as managing director and project leader in the agency’s risk program. In that role, he led a global team of individuals who analyzed and implemented rules stemming from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Prior to that role, Mr. Previdi was a municipal credit analyst with S&P for 20 years. Starting as a tax-exempt housing bond analyst, he progressed to leading S&P’s team covering municipal structured finance ratings, and then to co-leading the group responsible for all tax-backed ratings in the United States. Mr. Previdi also served on the U.S. Public Finance Criteria Committee for many years.

Mr. Previdi received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Connecticut College and a master of public policy degree from the College of William & Mary. He is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.

Mr. Previdi’s current term on the GASB concludes in 2021. At that time, he will be eligible for reappointment to an additional term of five years.