Interested in Municipal Finance Job Opportunities?

An invitation to all Drew students from adjunct faculty member and Drew alum, Gerard Lian, who co-teaches the course, “Urban Governance and Finance:”

Invitation:  Students are cordially invited to attend a Career Forum hosted by Drew Alumni Gerard Lian, Richard Raphael, Jeffrey Noss and Rebecca Kuhar, on Thursday Dec. 5th at 7:00 pm in LC28/LC30.  This Career Forum will focus on career opportunities in Municipal Finance, including positions in both the public and private sectors.  Panelists include these Drew alumni along with John Hallacy, a former Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

When:  This Career Forum will be held Thursday December 5th at 7:00 pm in LC28/LC30.

Who Should Attend:  This Career Forum is open to all students, regardless of academic major. It is especially relevant to students majoring or interested in Business, Economics, Political Science, and Civic Engagement.

Panelists:  There will be five (5) distinguished professionals with direct work experience drawn from different segments of the municipal finance industry to talk about career paths and opportunities, including:

  • Gerard J. Lian, former Executive Director at Morgan Stanley
  • Richard Raphael, former Managing Director, Fitch Ratings
  • Jeffrey Noss, former Managing Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
  • Rebecca Kuhar, Non-Profit Banker at Citizens Bank
  • John Hallacy, former Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

RSVP:  There is no formal registration requirement but in order to estimate headcount accurately please RSVP via e-mail to Your voluntary registration will help ensure that adequate seating will be available for all attendees.

Employment Opportunities:   Panelists will comment upon the full panoply of entry level positions that are being made available to top Drew students as they compete for the best jobs available after graduation. The panelists are sophisticated individuals who will share with you their motivation and incentives in selecting the municipal bond market as a source of employment.



Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman