Laura Powell, Executive Director in J.P. Morgan's Higher Education/Non-Profit Group, has more than 11 years of investment banking experience, with a particular focus on higher education and non-profit issuers. Ms. Powell has executed more than $15 billion in tax-exempt and taxable financings for a wide range of clients, including private colleges, public universities, cultural institutions, and foundations. Her higher education and non-profit experience also includes research and management positions with Espiritu Santo University in Ecuador, the University of Texas at Austin, the Fulbright Scholars Program and the Brookings Institution/The World Bank. Ms. Powell received a B.A. in the Political Economy of Development from Stanford University, an M.S. in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University. She is a Board Member of the San Antonio Parks Foundation.
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