After 12 years in Columbus, Megan Kilgore is “moving across the table,” taking a job at the firm, Umbaugh, that is the city’s financial advisor. more »
Change is afoot as the Chicago-based Women in Public Finance organization heads into its third decade with plans to broaden its reach and refresh its mission, highlighted by plans to rotate its annual conference around the nation. more »
Chicago-based investment firm David A. Noyes & Company has hired former Indiana public finance director Mark Moore as part of an expansion of the firm’s Indiana investment banking team. more »
St. Louis’ public finance community will join with the friends and family of Ivy D. Neyland-Pinkston in a celebration of life gathering Saturday to honor the longtime deputy comptroller for finance and development. more »
Utah Treasurer Richard Ellis has been tapped to serve a second three-year term as a public member of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. more »
Chapman and Cutler LLP said it was mourning the loss of retired partner Ronald E. Rokosz, described as a “tour de force” who was instrumental in the development of credit enhancement, liquidity facilities and other bank products used in the public finance sector. more »
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released his tax reform proposal on Monday and grabbed the attention of municipal market participants because it would lower tax rates and reduce or eliminate tax deductions and loopholes for the rich. more »
Longtime Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Executive Director James T. McDermott Jr. is planning to retire on April 15, 2016, more »
Interim Rhode Island Treasury chief of staff Jeff Padwa will take the permanent position, state Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced. more »
Wasmer, Schroeder & Co. will be opening an office in New York City next month, the firm announced on Wednesday. Matthew J. Kuss has been named as a Managing Director on the firm’s relationship management team and he will work out of the new office starting in October. more »
Former Philadelphia Deputy Treasurer James Lanham has joined PNC Capital Markets' public finance group. more »
James Ronald “Ronnie” Scott, who was with J.C. Bradford for 33 years and was head of the municipal bond department for 30 years, passed away on Sept. 19, 2015. He was 74. more »
R. Seelaus and Co., Inc. announced on Monday that it has been certified as a Women Business Enterprise by the State of New Jersey. more »

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