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.
Senior Managing Director: Head of Public Finance/Financial Guaranty, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA)
Managing Director/Head of US Public Finance, Fitch Ratings
Senior Director & Sector Lead, S&P Global
Managing Director, Moody's Corporation
Director of Administrative and Financial Services, City of Topeka, KS