Quad City Bank & Trust Appoints Edna Denise Garrett to its Board of Directors
Quad City Bank & Trust is proud to welcome Edna Denise Garrett, Assistant General Counsel of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to its Board of Directors.
As Assistant General Counsel of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since 2013, Edna Denise Garrett provides legal guidance to support domestic and global program areas related to grants, program-related investments, advocacy and compliance with domestic and foreign laws applicable to private foundations and their activities. In addition to her legal experience, she has more than 13 years of previous experience in finance and accounting.
Ms. Garrett has earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA), a Master of Business Administration degree from North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC), and a Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law (Durham, NC).
Active in the community, Ms. Garrett currently serves the United Way of the Quad Cities Area as a Board Member, QC Resource Link Committee Chair, Audit Committee Member, Governance Committee Member, and Women United Steering Committee Member. Also, she volunteers for the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend as a Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants Committee Member.
“Ms. Garrett brings an impressive amount of legal, business, accounting, and non-profit experience to our Board,” said John Anderson, President and CEO of Quad City Bank & Trust. “We look forward to the insight and expertise she will bring to our Board of Directors.”