Jessica Soltz Rudd

Jessica Soltz Rudd is a Senior Director in Frasca & Associates’ California office. Since joining Frasca’s financial advisory practice in 2008, Jessica has assisted transportation entities in issuing bonds and commercial paper, including obtaining bank support. She also assists transportation entities in monitoring their capital plans, establishing financial policies and targets, and implementing credit rating strategies. She serves as financial advisor to Orange County John Wayne Airport, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Los Angeles, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the City of Phoenix, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, as well many others. Prior to joining Frasca, Jessica developed extensive experience in transportation credit analysis, while working at Fitch Ratings. At Fitch, she was largely responsible for founding and developing the airport and seaport practices within the transportation group. She was involved in rating more than $45 billion of bond sales and evaluated all U.S. – and most international – transportation credits that Fitch rated. Her tenure culminated in her co-heading the transportation group. Ms. Soltz Rudd received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside, an M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. She is admitted to practice law in New York and California. Currently, she is working towards the CFP certification and designation.