Saiyida serves the Heritage Trust Company and Argent Trust Company teams as a Portfolio Manager. She joined the company in 2017, after moving from Dubai in 2016. She has over 8 years of experience, working in corporate finance and accounting along with more than 4 years of experience in investment management.
A graduate of American University of Sharjah, Mrs. Gardezi earned her bachelor’s degree in finance. Saiyida is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the CFA society for Dallas/Fort Worth. She was one of the leaders at an Oklahoma based women empowerment group called Lean In Oklahoma, and was also a Treasurer on the Board of OVAC (Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition). Saiyida has also been part of 2020 Women on Boards host committee for Oklahoma City in 2018 and 2019. She is dedicated towards women empowerment, supporting local art and artists.
Saiyida and her husband enjoy the outdoors, hiking, cycling and spending time with their son, Nyle, and their cat, Casper.