Marianne Edmonds serves as a senior managing director of Public Resources Advisory Group (PRAG), an independent financial advisory firm serving state and local governments, their agencies and authorities. During Ms. Edmonds’ career in public finance, she has developed and implemented financing plans for a variety of purposes including general governmental capital projects, utility systems, resource recovery plants, refundings, equipment lease programs, lease purchase programs, affordable housing, and sports facilities.
Ms. Edmonds received a B.A. in Mathematics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School. She is a member of Leadership Florida and has served as a board member of the National Association of Municipal Advisors and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. She is also the founding president and member of the Florida Chapter of Women in Public Finance. Marianne and her husband, Rick, have lived in St. Petersburg since 1982 and have two daughters, Leslie and Jenny.