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INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. PROVEN RESULTS. COLUMBIA

Michael Williams joined Columbia Capital Management at the end of 2018 as Managing Director. Prior to joining Columbia Capital, Mr. Williams served as managing director of C.M. de Crinis & Co., Inc. (CMdC) after joining the firm in 1991. Mr. Williams has served as financial advisor on more than $1.6 billion in bond financings including electric revenue, water and wastewater revenue, special tax, tax increment, general obligation, and lease purchase financings. His clients include cities, counties, utility authorities, and a number of school districts.

In addition to bond financings, Mr. Williams has worked as an advisor to a number of public agencies on workouts of troubled land secured financings. Mr. Williams is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of California. His prior work experience as a CPA includes consulting on accounting related matters to public, private, and non-profit institutions including a number of law enforcement agencies. In addition, Mr. Williams has prior experience in municipal government in cash and investment management and debt administration, which brings a unique perspective to municipal finance to his clients. He has been a guest lecturer for the Master's in Public Administration program at California State University-San Bernardino in the areas of investments and municipal finance and is a member of the Masters in Public Administration advisory board.

Mr. Williams holds a B.S. degree from California State University, San Bernardino, held a California Community College teaching credential and was an adjunct accounting professor at San Bernardino Community College District. He is a Series 50 municipal advisor representative.

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