• Staff

    Anumeha Kumar, Executive Director
    Michelle Downie Kranes, Deputy Director

    Actuarial Services & Investments

    Kenneth J. Herbold, Staff Actuary

    Research & Analysis

    The Research and Analysis Team is responsible for reviewing public retirement systems’ financial condition, ensuring retirement systems’ compliance with Texas reporting requirements and conducting research on pension-related topics. Duties include examining retirement system reports, performing financial analysis, and providing technical assistance to retirement systems. The Research and Analysis Team also assist the Staff Actuary with actuarial analysis.

    Ashley Rendon, Management Analyst and Team Lead
    Reece Freeman, Financial Analyst
    Bryan Burnham, Financial Analyst
    Eloisa Mata, Research Specialist

    Training & Accreditation

    The Training and Accreditation Division is responsible for the agency’s educational programs, including developing and administering the Minimum Educational Training (MET) Program for trustees and system administrators. The Training and Accreditation Team develops the PRB’s training, accredits other MET training providers, and tracks and reports compliance with MET requirements.

    Joey Evans, TLFFRA Program Specialist and Team Lead
    Christine Taylor, Program Specialist

    Administration

    Westley Allen, Accountant
    Chevo Arizpe, Accounting Technician