BDA Announces Newly Formed MBFA Council

Today, the Bond Dealers of America launched the new Municipal Bonds for America (MBFA) Council:
The press release can be viewed here 
Today’s story in the BondBuyer story can be viewed here

We Are:

Investors, Underwriters, Municipal Advisors, Insurers, Platforms, and Bond Counsel

Advocating for the Municipal Bond Market and America’s Infrastructure

Municipal Bonds for America is a Council of the municipal market leadership working together and in concert with issuers and State and local groups to promote and advance the municipal bond market in the context of infrastructure.

MBFA is led by an Advisory Board of recognized municipal market leadership, past and present, with deep knowledge and experience in the industry and in Washington, DC:

Sheila Amoroso, former Director, Municipal Bond Department, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group

Frank Chin, former Head of Public Finance, Citi; Co-founder of American Public Infrastructure LLC

Ron Fielding, former Head of Municipal Bond Fund Group, OppenheimerFunds

Kevin Giddis, former President, Fixed Income Capital Markets, Raymond James

Chris Hamel, former Head of Municipal Finance, RBC Capital Markets

Lynnette Kelly, former CEO, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

Hector Negroni, former Head of Municipal Bond Trading, Goldman Sachs; Founder and CEO, Foundation Credit

MBFA is committed to advancing proposals that improve the municipal securities market while protecting the interests of taxpayers, investors, and state and local governments.

For more information on the Municipal Bonds for America Council please visit our website at or contact Brett Bolton at

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