Mike Newman is a Senior Vice President with FirstSouthwest Company. He joined FirstSouthwest in 2004 and has been in the securities industry since 1990. Mikes areas of focus are transportation and healthcare finance, project finance, and variable rate indebtedness including all types of bank supported indebtedness. He has worked with transportation organizations including, but not limited to, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, Regional Transportation District of Denver, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, and Trustees for Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust.Mike previously served as a first vice president at George K. Baum & Company, where he was responsible for the provision of investment banking services to public sector and not-for-profit clients. Prior to working at George K. Baum & Company he served as a vice president in the public finance departments of Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale and National Westminster Bank Plc. where his principal responsibilities involved providing credit enhancement and liquidity support to a variety of tax-exempt and taxable indebtedness issued by public sector entities and not-for-profit institutions. ,br> Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University, Master of Business Administration in Finance from State University of New York at Albany, and has completed studies in Industrial Relations at The London School of Economics in London.
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