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RETURN TO PROFESSIONALS:
MICHAEL W. GARNER, Principal
Experience: Mr. Garner is one of the founding partners of ECHO. He has over 15 years of experience in public finance. Prior to founding ECHO, he was a Senior Vice President at Investment Management Advisory Group where he assisted clients with the structuring and execution of various derivative and investment products for governmental, not-for-profit, and corporate clients totaling more than $30 billion. In this role, Mr. Garner’s broad experience as both a banker and derivative specialist has proved invaluable in many instances where a full understanding of the comprehensive financing structure has enabled him to develop creative solutions that ultimately help clients get challenging deals completed in the most financially advantageous manner. Mr. Garner has developed innovative derivative and investment structures, strategies and techniques that have resulted in significant savings for his clients. Prior to joining ECHO, he served as an Assistant Vice President in the Investment Banking Group of The GMS Group, L.L.C. and as an Associate with Commerce Capital Markets. During that time, he structured and completed diverse taxable and tax-exempt bond issues on both a public offering and private placement basis for not-for-profits.
Education: Mr. Garner earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from The Pennsylvania State University.