Sally Bednar
Sally has over 18 years of banking experience, predominately in public finance in the higher education sector. She currently serves as the head of Wells Fargo Securities higher education team and previously as co-head of the Morgan Stanley higher education group. Sally has served as a senior banker on over $25 billion of tax-exempt and taxable debt issuance for public and private institutions nationwide and internationally. Sally’s prominent senior managed public university clients include the University of Texas System, the University of California, the California State University System, the University of Pittsburgh, Indiana University, Miami University of Ohio, Virginia Military Institute and the University of Virginia. Her private university and college higher education experience includes senior managed bond issues for Stanford University, Washington University, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Harvard University, Columbia University, Carleton College, Pepperdine University, California Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola of Chicago, Loyola Marymount University, Santa Clara University, Lebanese American University and Swarthmore College among others. Sally’s not-for-profit experience includes bond issues for the Andrew Mellon Foundation, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Whitney Museum of American Art among others. In the late 1990s, Sally relocated to Hong Kong. While in Hong Kong, she served as a senior member of the Morgan Stanley Taxable Debt Capital Markets team and for one year as the Chief Operating Officer for the Fixed Income Division in Asia. Sally rejoined the Public Finance department and the Morgan Stanley higher education group in June 2003. Since then, she has focused solely on higher education and 501(c)3 debt issuers. Sally joined Wells Fargo as the head of the higher education team in August 2012.