Rating Agency Update

Register

In this rapidly changing environment, finance officers need to remain mindful about credit rating agency criteria for state and local governments. This session will present a panel of speakers who will discuss how credit rating agencies view issues facing governments, recent changes in rating methodology, and what your organization can do to adjust. Speakers will also review GFOA’s best practice on engaging with rating agencies and highlight other recommendations and lessons learned for improving your relationship with the rating agencies.

Speakers

Karen Daly

Karen Daly

Senior Managing Director: Head of Public Finance/Financial Guaranty, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA)

Arlene Bohner

Arlene Bohner

Managing Director/Head of US Public Finance, Fitch Ratings

Jane Ridley

Jane Ridley

Senior Director & Sector Lead, S&P Global

Leonard Jones

Leonard Jones

Managing Director, Moody's Corporation

Jessica Lamendola

Director of Administrative and Financial Services, City of Topeka, KS