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February 1st at 12:00PM:

Brian McCartan, Sound Transit

The Seattle Economics Council is pleased to welcome Brian McCartan, Executive Director of Finance and Information Technology for Sound Transit. With over 26 years of experience in financial management, Mr. McCartan oversees the accounting, financial planning, treasury, grants, risk management and information technology divisions of Sound Transit. Prior to joining Sound Transit, he served as Debt Manager for the City of Seattle, where he worked on financing capital projects, including the issuance of over $800 million in revenue bonds, bond anticipation notes and certificates of participation, including taxable, tax-exempt, fixed and variable rate obligations. 

As an International Economist for the U.S. Treasury in Washington D.C., he served in the Office of Foreign Exchange Operations, which managed the $32 billion Exchange Stabilization Fund, a multi-currency enterprise fund used to finance U.S. international monetary operations. Mr. McCartan holds a Master of Arts from Yale University in International Finance & Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington

Our February 1 meeting will be held on the 40th floor

at the Seattle Municipal Tower  in downtown Seattle 

and will begin at 12:00PM.

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