Jodi Hecht is a director in the Utility & Infrastructure Group in Corporate & Government Ratings. As the Sector Specialist for Infrastructure, she is involved with all aspects of the Infrastructure practice, chairing rating committees, maintaining and creating criteria, assigning new credit ratings and conducting surveillance on existing ratings for infrastructure projects, including stadiums and arenas, public private partnerships, and convention center hotels. Additionally, Jodi developed criteria for public private partnerships, stadium and arena facilities and convention center hotels. Jodi is actively involved with credits in the sectors. She was the lead analyst for bids on the Puerto Rico toll road concession, Long Beach Courthouse, Port of Miami Tunnel, Indiana Toll Road and the Chicago Skyway Concession. Jodi follows entertainment credits and is the lead analyst for several stadiums and convention center hotels in the US. Prior to joining the Utilities and Infrastructure Group, Jodi was a senior analyst, working on infrastructure projects in the Local and Regional Government Group in the tax-backed, utility and transportation groups. Before joining Standard & Poors in 1993, Jodi was an analyst in the Treasurers Office for the City of Philadelphia and in commercial banking. Jodi holds a M.G.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and BA from Franklin and Marshall College.
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