Joe Yew recently joined FirstSouthwest in May 2012 as Senior Vice President, bringing with him more than 20 years of public finance experience in both the public and private sectors. Joe specializes in the areas of general government and utility financing. He also has local government consulting expertise in the areas of operating and capital budgeting; revenue forecasting and analysis; parking revenue controls; treasury management services; accounting; pension and OPEB; and other fiscal management services.Joe�s public sector background covers over 15 years of professional experience in California state and local government, having recently served as the Finance Director/City Treasurer of the City of Oakland, and as the Finance Director for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. He was also Assistant State Treasurer under the late former State Treasurer Matt Fong as Executive Director for the Debt Limit Allocation Committee, and served as an alternate board member for the Treasurer for CalPERS and CalSTRS.His private sector experience includes work at De La Rosa and Stone & Youngberg.Joe earned a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of California at Irvine and a MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
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