Elizabeth Bergman is a Client Representative and Senior Vice President for Springsted Incorporated.  She joins the firm following 13 years at Moody’s Investors Service.  Most recently, Ms. Bergman was a Vice President in Moody’s London office, where she played a central role in the expansion of European public sector borrowing on capital markets.  She was a frequently requested conference speaker and covered some of Europe’s most high profile issuers including:  Cambridge University, Transport for London and several large public housing organizations.  Prior to that, she spent eight years in New York on Moody’s US Public Finance team, where she rated a wide variety of securities and worked on the development of methodologies.  She has also spent time with Moody’s Analytics, where she delivered credit analysis training to investors.  She has public sector experience working for the New York City Office of Management and Budget, The University of Minnesota and Minnesota Technology.  Ms. Bergman holds an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University, where she was awarded the US GFOA scholarship for outstanding graduate work in public finance.