Adela Cepeda

Managing Director
PFM Financial Advisors LLC
Contact

222 North LaSalle
Suite 910
Chicago, IL 60601

cepedaa@pfm.com
312.523.2425 office

Specialties
Financial Advisory

Transportation, State & Local Governments

Education
B.A. from Harvard College

MBA from University of Chicago

Professional Designations or Licenses
Registered Municipal Advisor (Series 50)

Started with PFM: 2016

Started in the Field: 1982

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Adela Cepeda is a recent addition to PFM. She is the former founder and president of A.C. Advisory, which was acquired by PFM in September 2016. Currently, she is a managing director in the firm’s Chicago office. She provides extended financial advisory services to government and non-profit entities primarily in Illinois, New York and Connecticut. She has been a finance specialist since 1980, structuring and executing transactions in the capital markets for corporations and municipalities.

She has over 35 years of capital market experience at both A.C. Advisory and Smith Barney and has structured and executed transactions for both municipalities and corporations. She has extensive experience with MWRD and has worked on over $2 billion of its issuances. Additionally, Adela has extensive water and wastewater experience on behalf of the City of Chicago dating back to 1995. Her other clients include the Chicago Transit Authority, City of Chicago, City of New York, State of Connecticut, Illinois State Toll and Highway Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Illinois. She has successfully advised on over $135 billion of financings.

She is an honors graduate of Harvard College with a major in Economics and has an MBA from the University of Chicago School of Business. She received an honorary doctorate from the Metropolitan College of New York.

 
Contact

222 North LaSalle
Suite 910
Chicago, IL 60601

cepedaa@pfm.com
312.523.2425 office

Specialties
Financial Advisory

Transportation, State & Local Governments

Education
B.A. from Harvard College

MBA from University of Chicago

Professional Designations or Licenses
Registered Municipal Advisor (Series 50)

Started with PFM: 2016

Started in the Field: 1982

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