Date: May 11, 2017
Katrina Cavalli, 212.313.1181, firstname.lastname@example.org
SIFMA Municipal Division Recognized by The
Municipal Forum of New York
New York, NY, May
11, 2017 – In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Urban
Leadership Fellows (ULF) Program, The Municipal Forum of New York gave special
recognition to Michael Decker, managing director, and Leslie Norwood, managing
director and associate general counsel, for their many contributions to the
municipal market as well as their active support and collaboration on the ULF
Program. Decker and Norwood are the
co-heads of SIFMA’s Municipal Securities Division and were honored at The
Municipal Forum of New York’s annual dinner last night in New York City.
“It is an honor
to work with such dedicated members, and we appreciate their support of our
work with the Urban Leadership Fellows Program,” said Randy Snook, executive
vice president, business policies and practices at SIFMA.
“SIFMA is pleased
to support the Urban Leadership Fellows Program, as it introduces young people
to the municipal securities industry and fosters their interest in pursuing
careers in the financial services industry,” said Leslie Norwood. “We are
pleased to be recognized for our participation in this important program.”
noted, “The Municipal Forum of New York provides opportunities for high school
seniors to encourage their interest in the financial services industry. SIFMA appreciates this important and unique
work and, on behalf of our members, we are pleased to be honored by the Forum.”
In 1992, the
Youth Education Fund Committee of The Municipal Forum of New York, Inc. developed
the Urban Leadership Fellows Program with the mission to introduce talented
young men and women to the municipal securities industry and inspire them to
pursue careers in the field. The ULF Program, which is sponsored by The
Municipal Forum, is a paid summer internship/college scholarship program for
graduating seniors from New York City high schools who have expressed interest
in careers in the finance industry.
SIFMA is the voice of the U.S. securities industry.
We represent the broker-dealers, banks and asset managers whose nearly 1
million employees provide access to the capital markets, raising over $2.5
trillion for businesses and municipalities in the U.S., serving clients with
over $18.5 trillion in assets and managing more than $67 trillion in assets for
individual and institutional clients including mutual funds and retirement
plans. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S.
regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more
information, visit http://www.sifma.org.