Julio Morales

Julio F. Morales is the Finance Director for the City of El Monte. He has over 18 years of broad-based corporate and public finance experience, previously serving as a financial advisor (at PFM), investment banker, and reinvestment provider. His prior experience covers the full spectrum of municipal securities (fixed/variable, long/short-term) including: GOs, COPs, POBs, TABs, CFDs, and private placements. Mr. Morales also specialized on the evaluation of public-private partnerships (P3s) and municipal contract negotiations; and, has extensive land-secured and base reuse financing experience. Mr. Morales has served as a guest speaker at several CMTA, GFOA, CDIAC, and CSMFO seminars – and now The Bond Buyer. Mr. Morales earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an MBA from UCLA.