Angelia Schmidt is a member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and serves as Chair of the Finance Committee and is a member of the Steering Committee. She is Managing Director and Head of Underwriting at UBS, where she leads the new issue execution for Public Finance tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions. Angelia has extensive fixed income capital markets experience, underwriting and distributing products for and to a wide range of issuer and investor clients. Previously, Angelia was a Managing Director and Senior Underwriter in the Public Finance group at J.P. Morgan, where she partnered with the banking and sales teams to originate and execute deals for sophisticated issuer clients. Prior to covering municipal issuers in Public Finance, Angelia oversaw debt distribution for taxable products in J.P. Morgan's Global Structured Syndicate group. Angelia began her career at J.P. Morgan Investment Management, working in the Fixed-Income Applied Research Group.
She is a co-founder of UBS’s Public Finance Women’s Network and is on the firm’s Executive Advisory Council for All Bar None. Angelia was honored as a 2018 Trailblazing Woman in Public Finance by the Bond Buyer and a 2010 Rising Star by the Women’s Bond Club. Angelia earned her bachelor's degree in engineering from Cornell University and her Executive MBA from Columbia University.
Angelia's term with the MSRB Board expires September 30, 2023.