Sakinah has over 15 years of public finance experience, including ten years of commercial and investment banking experience providing the day-to-day transaction and analytical support for the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds for a variety of municipalities and non-profit organizations in the Midwest and Northeast.�Currently, Sakinah Rahman is a Vice President in the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation’s (“PIDC”) Financial Services Group.� Ms. Rahman is responsible for developing, managing and marketing PIDC’s tax-exempt financing programs.� PIDC is Philadelphia’s primary economic development corporation.� PIDC was founded in 1958 as a non-profit, joint venture between the City of Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce with the mission of attracting and supporting business growth as well as development within the City of Philadelphia.�Since joining PIDC in September 2008, Ms. Rahman coordinated the development of the City of Philadelphia’s Recovery Zone Facility Bond Program, created pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development’s (“PAID”) tax-exempt equipment leasing program as well as restructured PAID’s variable-rated pooled loan program for non-profits after the downgrade of the letter-of-credit provider.�Ms. Rahman earned a B.S. in Finance from Morgan State University and a M.B.A from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.�
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