Debra Goodnight, CPA

Managing Director
PFM Asset Management LLC
Contact

213 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

goodnightd@pfm.com
717.231.6220 office

Specialties
Asset Management

Education
B.S. in Accounting
Robert Morris University

MBA in Finance
Saint Thomas University

Professional Designations or Licenses
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

FINRA Series 6, 26, 28, 52, 53 and 63 Licenses

Started with PFM: 1990

Started in the Field: 1981

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Debbie Goodnight has overall responsibility for accounting and administration for PFM’s asset management business, including portfolio accounting, pool accounting and client billing. She supervises a staff that annually processes over 100,000 security transactions with an average daily trade volume of nearly $1 billion. She is directly responsible for the accounting operations of PFM-managed statewide pools serving more than 5,200 participants (as of March 31, 2018). Debbie also serves as the Financial and Operations Principal for PFM Fund Distributors, Inc., a registered broker-dealer.

Debbie has extensive experience in the operations of money market funds, including the 2a-7 guidelines as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and currently serves as treasurer of one of the SEC-registered investment companies for which PFM serves as investment advisor. She currently serves on a Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Committee and has also participated in a task force for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Deposit and Investment Risks Project.

Prior to joining PFM in 1990, Debbie was responsible for investment accounting operations for portfolios totaling approximately $19 billion at American General Corporation. She also held positions with H.J. Heinz, where her primary focus was on international consolidated financial reporting, and with the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand. Debbie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Pennsylvania and Texas, has taught collegiate-level management courses and is a registered principal with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

 
Contact

213 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

goodnightd@pfm.com
717.231.6220 office

Specialties
Asset Management

Education
B.S. in Accounting
Robert Morris University

MBA in Finance
Saint Thomas University

Professional Designations or Licenses
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

FINRA Series 6, 26, 28, 52, 53 and 63 Licenses

Started with PFM: 1990

Started in the Field: 1981

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