Christy McMurry, Senior Vice President, joined Duncan-Williams’ Public Finance group in 2013, establishing the Firm’s Ohio operations. Ms. McMurry has been providing financial advisory and investment banking services to state and local governments for over 12 years. She has worked on a myriad of complex structured financings specializing in K-12, higher education, water, sewer and capital projects for local government issuers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. McMurry worked on the trading desk for a boutique firm specializing in municipal finance, gaining a keen understanding of not just structuring an municipal issue, but also how to market those issues to the financial markets. The first decade of her professional career was spent as a political and media relations consultant in Washington D.C. and in her home state of Ohio. She has served as a Chief of Staff in County and City government and as the lead spokesperson on a U.S. Department of Energy Cleanup Cold War site.
Ms. McMurry is very active in her community serving on the Board of Directors for the NuWay Foundation, Finance Committee for the University of Cincinnati Foundation/Alumni Relations, Board Member to the Great Oaks Foundation, and also as a tutor/mentor for Whiz Kids. In 2010, Ms. McMurry started the Cincinnati Chapter of Room to Read, a nationally recognized non-profit.
Christy holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Cincinati and a Masters of Arts in Strategic Communications from Seton Hall. She currently holds FINRA General Securities Representative (Series 7), and Uniform State Law (Series 63) licenses.