Christopher joined PFM in 2008 and currently serves as a senior managing consultant in the firm’s Harrisburg office. Chris focuses primarily on PFM’s local government practice in Pennsylvania, advising school districts, townships, boroughs, counties and municipal authorities on the issuance and management of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues for new money and refunding purposes, interest rate swaps and long range budget planning, and pro-forma analysis. He worked on a variety of large and complex financings spanning the spectrum of public finance, including the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority, Bethlehem Area School District, the School District of Pittsburgh, and several other local governments and authorities in Pennsylvania. In this capacity, he specializes in the financial modeling and quantitative analysis that is needed to advise clients on complex financing structures.
Chris also manages and oversees the PFM Budget Model for Pennsylvania School Districts, which is a specialized model designed specifically for Pennsylvania school districts that is currently used by over 25 school districts. He recently redeveloped the Model to be even more user-friendly and include a variety of capabilities that make it more effective and useful for users.