Ted Chapman is a Director in the Dallas, Texas office of S&P�s U.S. Public Finance Infrastructure Group. He is part of the team that specializes in utilities, including municipal water and sewer systems, public power, rural electric cooperatives, stormwater, natural gas and telecommunications systems.Additionally, Ted is a primary contributor to the development of municipal utility revenue bond criteria, methodology and assumptions and thought leadership commentaries and speeches on infrastructure financing hot topics. Ted has also been the lead credit analyst for U.S. territories and commonwealths, governmental-sponsored entities, and local general governments across the United States.Ted joined Standard & Poor�s in 2000. Before that, he served as the budget officer for the City of El Paso, Texas� Water Utilities, and has also taught part-time at the University of Texas at El Paso and New Mexico State University, and worked as a junior staffer for a U.S. Senator from Arizona.Ted remains an active member of the American Water Works Association, American Public Power Association, Council on Infrastructure Financing Authorities, National Federation of Municipal Analysts, and Government Finance Officers Association.Ted has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Arizona and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. He and his wife Sandra are proud parents of Elijah and Jocelyn.
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