Chris Chafizadeh is Managing Director & Head of Origination at Assured Guaranty Municipal. Chris joined Assured Guaranty Municipal in 2012 following a 20 year career in Public Finance at MBIA. At Assured Guaranty Municipal, Chris is responsible for business development and origination in all municipal sectors covered by Assured. Mr. Chafizadeh is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is a Member of the Municipal Analyst's Group of New York (MAGNY), the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA), the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the American Finance Association, the Municipal Bond Club of NY, NACUBO, the Municipal Forum of New York, the Fixed Income Analysts Society, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Education Finance Council. Mr. Chafizadeh earned a Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in Business Administration/Finance from Saint Michael's College in Winooski Park, Vermont and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Corporate/Investment Finance from Pace University's Lubin Graduate School of Business in New York.
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