Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, elected in November 2010, dedicated her first year in office to redesigning Rhode Island’s state-administered public employee pension system.
Prior to being elected General Treasurer on November 2, 2010 with an overwhelming majority, Gina M. Raimondo worked for a decade as co-founder and general partner of Point Judith Capital, a venture capital firm. She has also served as the senior vice president of fund development at Village Ventures. A firm believer in innovation, Raimondo was involved in dozens of successful start-up companies, primarily in the health care industry.
Raimondo serves as vice chair of the Board of Directors of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest homeless services organization, where she played a key role in launching a new shelter for women. Raimondo is a native of Smithfield, Rhode Island. Raimondo is a graduate of LaSalle Academy, Harvard University and Yale Law School, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. She resides in Providence with her husband, and two young children.