Javier Fernandez is BPA’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. He oversees BPA’s financial operations which include capital allocation, management of the agency’s $15.6 billion debt portfolio, accounting, liquidity management and budgeting for BPA’s $4.3 billion total budget.
Fernandez joined BPA in 2012. In addition to leading the capital portfolio management program, he has served as BPA’s treasurer, directing financial planning and investment of funds for BPA and exercising authority for receipt, disbursement, banking, custody of funds and financial instruments. Fernandez served as deputy CFO prior to being selected for the CFO position.
Before coming to BPA, Fernandez served for three years as a senior vice president with D.A. Davidson & Co., a financial services firm and seven years with Seattle-Northwest Securities, performing public finance banking and financial advisory services to municipal jurisdictions primarily in Oregon.
Fernandez has a Bachelor of Science in economics from ITAM in Mexico City and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University.
He and his wife, Belinda, live in Portland with their three children Lucia, Alex and Emily.