Curt M. de Crinis
Managing Director
  • Over 25 years experience in California public finance
  • Firm founder and principal
  • Prior experience as a public finance investment banker, department head and securities firm principal
  • Prior experience as a municipal finance director
  • BA in Political Science & Sociology – UC Santa Barbara; MBA– Atkinson School Willamette University, Salem, Oregon
  • Conference speaker, instructor and visiting lecturer USC MPA Program
Michael Williams - CPA
Managing Director
  • Over 18 years of California Public Finance experience
  • Prior experience as public finance investment banker
  • Prior experience as City Treasurer and Elected Official
  • Expert witness, investigator  and adjunct Accounting professor
  • Firm principal since 1995
  • CPA licensed in CA since 1982
  • BS Business Admin. - Cal State San Bernardino
  • Advisory Board member MPA program Cal State San Bernardino
Paul McDonnell
Managing Director

As of August 17, 2015 Paul has returned to Riverside County as their Chief Financial Officer after 5 ½ years with our firm. We very much appreciate the time Paul has spent serving clients as part of our finance team and the accomplishments achieved on their behalf.
  • Over 25 years experience in California public finance
  • Prior experience as public finance investment banker
  • Prior experience as County Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for large Southern California County
  • BA in Political Science – UC Berkley ; MBA - UCLA Anderson School of Business
  • Conference Speaker
Richard G. Kiss
Managing Director
  • Over 30 years experience in Public Finance, 28 years in California
  • Served as Bond Counsel from 1982 to 1985 at Major Bond Counsel Firms in Florida and California
  • Prior experience as a senior public finance investment banker with three major municipal bond underwriting firms Served as the lead underwriter on over 400 transactions
  • Graduated from Boston College with a BA degree in Political Science
  • Graduated from the University of Florida School of Law. Member of the California Bar Association (inactive) and The Florida Bar (inactive)

Sarah Smith
Associate Vice President

  • Over 12 years of progressive managerial experience in Finance
  • Attended UC Berkeley










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