Chief Operating Officer | Managing Director
With more than 28 years of arbitrage and public finance experience, Ms. Stallings is a senior member of the BLX management team, and serves as the Business Group Leader of BLX’s Compliance Services, which encompasses Arbitrage Rebate and Yield Restriction Compliance, Post-Issuance Compliance, Secondary Market Disclosure and Program Administration Services. She is responsible for all aspects of project management, client services, work quality and the overall operations of the compliance and consulting services nationwide, overseeing production in the Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, Tampa, and New York offices.
In addition to her management responsibilities, Ms. Stallings is an industry leader in monitoring compliance as it relates to tax-exempt financings for all types of issuers of municipal bonds. Her expertise, which includes the highly complicated areas of student loan and housing bond structures, is enhanced by her close working relationship with Orrick Tax Partners.
Ms. Stallings joined BLX’s predecessor organization, the Financial Services Group of Orrick in 1999 as part of the acquisition of the Arbitrage Rebate Consulting Group of Dain Rauscher Incorporated (Dain). From 1994 through 1999, as Vice President and Manager, she was responsible for the oversight of the Dain Group. For the five years between 1989 and 1994, she directed the daily functions of the Arbitrage Rebate Services Group at First Southwest Company, and was instrumental in the establishment of that practice.
From 1986 to 1989, Ms. Stallings was associated with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. where she performed audits of bank holding companies and Federal Reserve branches respectively.
Ms. Stallings is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business administration with an emphasis in Finance.
Ms. Stallings is a registered Municipal Advisor representative and Investment Advisor representative holding the Series 50 and Series 65 registrations. She has also previously served as a registered representative holding a FINRA Series 7 license from 1990 to 2015. Ms. Stallings is an associate member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and a member of the Government Finance Officers Association.