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Anand Kesavan

Senior Vice President, Structured Finance

Anand leads CSGF’s national charter school facilities and structured finance strategy. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of KIPP Austin Public Schools, where he helped finance more than $125 million in short-term loans and long-term debt. By using unique credit structures and tax credits and bringing new lenders into the charter school lending market, he freed up millions per year for school operations. Anand worked in public finance and investment banking for over ten years prior to joining KIPP. In this capacity, he helped finance over $10 billion in public facilities projects including public schools, non-profit hospitals, and public works projects. Anand has degrees in finance from the University of Michigan and public policy from Harvard University.