D.J. has worked in aviation for over two decades and worked exclusively on financial matters for U.S. airports for 20 years. Prior to Raymond James, D.J. focused on airport financial advisory services at First Albany Capital (Jefferies) and on airport consulting with LeighFisher. He joined the firm in April 2004 and has been responsible for developing our Airport Group. D.J. has served in underwriting, financial advisory and airport consultant roles, focusing on the primary issuance of debt for airport issuers. He is experienced in structuring debt transactions, leveraging federal funds and user fees, evaluating alternative plans of finance, developing legal frameworks and credit strategies, and assisting with disclosure documentation. D.J. has worked with over 50 U.S. airport operators throughout the country. He earned an MBA from Northwestern University, MS and BS degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Minnesota. D.J. holds Series 7, 50 and 63 professional licenses.