Katherine Clupper is a Managing Director in the Philadelphia office and works with a range of governmental issuers in the Mid-Atlantic Region.� In addition, she assists in the development of non-profit and higher education clients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware.Ms. Clupper brings almost 30 years of experience working for both investment banking firms and financial advisory firms in Philadelphia.� She has been responsible for business development in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, working with issuers such as cities, states, water and sewer utilities and higher education institutions providing financial advice in the area of debt management and capital financing.� Beginning her career in government, in 1987, Ms. Clupper left the City of Philadelphia as Assistant to the Director of Finance, where she worked for the City Treasurer’s Office in debt management; acting as issue manager for approximately one billion dollars of securities.� She has also worked for the Pennsylvania State Legislature.� She has also spent over ten years working as an investment banker for firms in the Philadelphia region.Ms. Clupper has served as financial advisor for several large municipal issuers such as City of Philadelphia, the City of Baltimore, the City of Wilmington, Philadelphia Industrial Development Authority and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.� She currently works with several state level issuers such as the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority, State of Maryland, Maryland Stadium Authority, Commonwealth Financing Authority and the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority.� Additionally, she provides financial advisory services to a varity of non-profit and higher education organization such as Temple University, Drexel University and the University of Scranton. �Ms. Clupper has assisted her clients in successfully entering into the public markets, implementing best practices in managing their debt portfolio, analyzing and developing credit and long term assest/liability strategies.Ms. Clupper has an MBA in finance from Temple University and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Urban Affairs Coalition and Center in the Park, all serving neighborhoods in the City of Philadelphia. She also is a member of the Forum of Executive Women in Philadelphia and Ladies First, a public finance professional group.
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