Raul Amezcua, is a Partner and Head of Investment Banking at De La Rosa & Co. Mr. Amezcua has 20 years of experience in the California Public Finance industry, including eight years at De La Rosa & Co. and twelve years with New York-based firms. In his career, he has completed almost 100 senior-managed debt financings with an aggregate par value exceeding $18 billion. He has served as the lead banker on numerous financings for many California cities and counties including the cities of Long Beach, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Chula Vista, Riverside and Moreno Valley, and the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, Sacramento, San Bernardino and San Diego. He has also senior managed financings for large revenue bond issuers including MWD, LADWP, Sacramento Sanitation District, and transportation issuers such as the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the LAMTA, SANDAG, SANBAG, RCTC and OCTA. Raul, a native of Los Angeles, received an MBA degree from the Anderson School at UCLA and a Bachelors degree in Finance from the USC. He holds the Series 7, 24, 27, 53 and 63 licenses and is a past board member of the California Public Securities Association (Cal PSA). Raul has also served on the Board of the PUENTE Learning Center, a non-for-profit entity that provides educational programs to underprivileged children in east and south Los Angeles, for the past ten years, including serving as Chairman for the past four years.
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