PRESS RELEASE
August 6, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Tim Schram
Ehlers
800.552.1171
tschram@ehlers-inc.com

Steve Apfelbacher Appointed to MSRB Board

Board Leverages Municipal Advisor Expertise

ROSEVILLE, MN - AUGUST 6, 2014 -Ehlers, Inc., a leader in public finance, recognizes the appointment of President Steve Apfelbacher to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking (MSRB) Board of Directors.

 

The seven newly appointed MSRB Board members will begin their three-year term on October 1, 2014. The role of the 21-member Board is to protect issuers and investors within the public finance market. Steve will be one of four elected individuals from regulated entities, and the only one appointed this year representing municipal advisor firms.

 

"It is with deep appreciation and humility that I receive this appointment to the MSRB Board of Directors. I look forward to continue working with the MSRB in a different capacity."

 

Steve's involvement with and knowledge of the National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors (NAIPFA) and Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) have helped put Ehlers in a sound and strong business position for Regulatory Compliance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed in July 21, 2010.

 

To read more about the newly appointed MSRB Board of Directors, click here

 

About Ehlers 

Ehlers, an independent public finance advisor for over 50 years, is ranked second nationally in number of outstanding bonds issued for calendar year 2013.  (Source: Bloomberg, 212-318-2000) Our goal is to help public sector clients' achieve practical financial solutions at the lowest cost to taxpayers. Our only allegiance is to the communities to which we serve. Our success is the result of established long-term relationships, hard work, and years of experience. Ehlers works with counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and other governmental units to build better communities through the products and services we offer: Debt Issuance Services, Economic Development and Redevelopment, Financial Planning, and Strategic Communications. Visit http://www.ehlers-inc.com/ for more information.

 

 

 

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