About the Author
Robert Doty is President of AGFS, a private consulting company in Sacramento, California. He has held various important positions throughout his extensive career, including General Counsel to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA); member of the Board of Governors of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and the Federation's Disclosure Committee; Chair of the Section on Economic Development, Taxation, and Finance of the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA); Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors; and officer of committees and subcommittees of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and of the American Bar Association's Section of State and Local Government Law and Section of Business Law. Doty is a recipient of several awards, including the NFMA's Municipal Industry Contribution Award. He has participated in principal drafting roles for national and regional municipal disclosure and securities law guidance publications. Doty is the author of half a dozen books and over eighty articles on finance. His website is agfs.com.