Terry Powers (Hull 33)

Terry A. Powers, Managing Director and Founding Partner. Terry Powers has responsibility for its overall management, including its working relationships with Dexia in Europe, United States, and Latin America. He is a specialist in development project finance, with special emphasis on financial issues affecting state and municipal governments. He comes to Astris Finance from the Inter-American Development Bank, where he was Deputy Manager of Bank operations for Mexico, Central America and the Spanish speaking Caribbean. In that capacity, he managed a lending program in excess of US$2 billion per year. Prior to that post, he held a variety of management positions at the Bank with responsibilities for both public and private sector lending for financial intermediaries, basic infrastructure and municipal development. Mr. Powers was in charge of the Bank's economic adjustment lending and Brady Plan debt finance program for all of Latin America and the Caribbean during the period 1989-1993. This program was the largest source of lending for the Bank, accounting for almost one-third of the Bank's overall loans. Prior to that assignment, he was the Senior Research Economist for the Bank, developing and implementing advanced techniques for financial and economic appraisals of development projects.

Mr. Powers received a Bachelor of Science in 1966 and a Master of Science degree in 1968, respectively, in economics and municipal finance from Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in economics and finance from the University of Texas, Austin in 1971.

From the Artis Finance web site ArtisFinance.com (October 2008)

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