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All clients of Echo receive senior level attention throughout all phases of an engagement. Echo professionals have a proven track record of innovation, senior level analysis, integrity, and flawless execution in challenging market conditions. We invite you to contact us to discuss any of your financial needs.

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CHRISTOPHER S. MONAGHAN, Principal

chris@echo-fp.com

Experience:  Mr. Monaghan is one of the founding partners of ECHO. He has been involved with public finance since 1987. Prior to ECHO, he was a Vice President in the Philadelphia Public Finance office for Smith Barney Inc. While at Smith Barney, he was also a member of the Division’s Technical Group specializing in innovative financing techniques involving tax analysis and 
derivative products and has experience in both these fields. He was then a Senior Vice President at Penn Capital Advisors performing financial advisory work for municipal issuers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. While at Penn Capital, Mr. Monaghan was active in the origination, documentation and structuring of a wide variety of financings including general obligation, water and sewer, schools, transportation, health care, and special revenue issues. Immediately prior to founding ECHO, he was a Senior Vice President at Investment Management Advisory Group where he originated, structured and completed over $10 billion in municipal swap and bond proceed reinvestment transactions over a period of four years. He was responsible for financial analysis, structuring, pricing and document review. His experience includes a wide variety of swap structures and reinvestment products and his clients have included the Pennsylvania Turnpike, New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority and Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority.

Education:  Mr. Monaghan received a B.A. in Economics from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, Graduate School of Business.