Leonard Jones is a Managing Director in Moody’s Public Finance Group (PFG) and is co-manager of local government ratings in the US. He is responsible for managing the New York, Boston and San Francisco based local governments ratings teams. Mr.Jones also leads Moody’s PFG efforts in focusing on cybersecurity and environmental issues as well as charter school ratings.
Prior to joining Moody’s, Lenny was a Partner at Rice Financial Products Company,where he managed Rice Financials investment banking business and specialized in public infrastructure finance. He was also a Senior Consultant at ABT Associates, Chief Consultant to the Zambia Privatization Agency, Vice President at Morgan Stanley &Co., Inc., Vice President at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. and Assistant Treasurer in the International Department of Chase Manhattan Bank. Lenny holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and an AB in Economics from Dartmouth College