Edward J. De La Rosa established De La Rosa & Co. in 1989 to provide capital for public and private infrastructure projects across California. In slightly more than two decades, the firm has grown to become a leading underwriter and market maker for California municipal bonds and taxable fixed-income securities. Mr. De La Rosa believes in high-quality service and a high level of ethics. He has servedtwo terms on the Professional Qualifications Advisory Committee of the MunicipalSecurities Rulemaking Board, where he set professional standards for investmentbankers and bond brokers financing public and private projects. He has also served twoterms as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the California Public Securities Association.Mr. De La Rosa leads his firms corporate citizenship program. The program supportsscholarships, health-care services and other programs in communities across California.The firms signature program is Fabric of Society, an annual essay contest by which thefirm awards scholarships to California public high school seniors.Mr. De La Rosa holds a Masters degree in Management from Yale University and aBachelors degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. In2004, he was awarded the Deans Alumni Achievement Award from the Yale School ofManagement. Mr. De La Rosa currently serves as a member of the Board of Advisors forYale Universitys School of Management.
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