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VGFOA Professional Development Program

Debt Management Workshop
Roanoke Higher Education Center
108 N Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24016
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

This course will cover topics such as establishing a debt policy, the determinants of municipal bond interest rates, capital financing methods, bond security, structuring and sizing a bond issue, credit quality and ratings, underwriting and selling of bonds, assessing refinancing opportunities, and continuing disclosure requirements.


Session Description


8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Light Breakfast


9:00 am -9:30 am

Welcome and Introductions

Overview of the Day

Stephanie Davis, Associate Director 

9:30 am-10:30 am

Role of the Finance Officer in Debt Management

CIP and Debt Management Basics

Building Consensus with Elected Officials

Stephanie Davis, Associate Director 

10:30 am-10:45 am



10:45 am – 11:45 am

Role of Bond Counsel

T.W. Bruno, Associate, McGuire Woods

Working Lunch



1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Role of Financial Advisor

Kyle Laux, Senior Vice

President, Davenport

2:00 pm-2:15pm



2:15 pm-3:00pm

Virginia Public School Authority

James Mahone, Public

Finance Manager

3:00 pm -3:45pm

Virginia Resources Authority

Shawn Crumlish, Director of Financial Services

3:45 pm -4:30pm

Questions/Answers with all Session Speakers

Wrap Up and Adjourn

Moderator: Stephanie






CPE Credits earned – 7.5 hours

Cost $50

To Register for this Workshop, please click here or go to

Questions?  Contact Stephanie Davis, Program Director,