Jessica Akey

Jessica Akey is the Deputy Director of Capital Markets for the State of Illinois.� She manages over $35 billion of outstanding State of Illinois bonds and new debt issuances. She has participated in over $10 billion of bond sales, in a variety of Illinois credits including: general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, and unemployment insurance bonds.� Ms. Akey serves as Secretary of the Railsplitter Tobacco Settlement Authority board, where she manages $1.3 billion of outstanding tobacco bonds.� She holds a B.A. in International Economics and Spanish from the University of Kentucky and a M.A. in Economics from Roosevelt University, Chicago. �