Connecticut Public Finance Forum: Review and Outlook for Municipalities

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Westport Public Library - Brookside Room, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT

Pullman & Comley, LLC and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC invite you to join us for our first annual municipal forum of ideas and discussion.  Topics will include current trends in public finance, best practices for managing a municipal project, and managing liquidity needs in the age of uncertainty.

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:30 a.m.  Welcome - Carolyn Frzop, First Vice President, Financial Advisor, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  The National Outlook for Public Finance: Current Trends and What's Ahead - Vivian Altman, Head of Public Finance, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 

Panel Discussion: When the Blueprint Becomes Red Ink

Best practices for managing a municipal project including addressing residents' priorities, project overruns and supply chain issues, delays in receiving grant funding and holding on to bond proceeds too long.

Moderator: Jessica Grossarth Kennedy, Member, Pullman & Comley Public Finance Practice


Michael J. Andreana, Co-Chair, Pullman & Comley Public Finance Practice

Lunda Asmani, Chief Financial Officer, City of Norwalk Board of Education

Susan Massina Chipouras, President, Vinmas Corp.

Gary Conrad, Chief Financial Officer, Town of Westport

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Managing Liquidity Needs in the Age of Uncertainty - Guy Lebas, Chief Fixed Income Strategist and Portfolio Manager, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


For more information or to register, contact Denise Suggs at


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