Debra Boyd

Managing Director


Debra Boyd is based in Los Angeles and manages charter school relationships in California and the West Coast. She has more than 15 years of experience rating municipal debt in a number of sectors including charter schools, higher education, affordable housing and municipal structured finance. In 2015, Boyd was awarded the Smith's Municipal All-Star Award for charter school bonds. Prior to joining BB&T Corporate & Institutional, she was senior director and analytics manager at S&P Global Ratings, where she helped build the team responsible for rating more than 280 charter schools as well as community colleges and K-12 private educational institutions across the US.


Boyd earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of the Pacific and a master's of public policy from Harvard University, where she was designated a Kennedy School fellow.

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