Wells Fargo Securities: Natalie Cohen new managing director
Ms. Cohens will also serve as senior municipal bond research analyst. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Ms. Cohens founded National Municipal Research, Inc. an independent consulting and research company which provided clients with advice on trends in U.S. state/local government finance and municipal securities.
Before that, Ms. Cohens was a managing director at Financial Security Assurance (FSA), a bond insurance company. Her other experience includes: underwriting financial guarantee insurance for high yield public securities and private placements at American Capital Access and Enhance Reinsurance/Asset Guaranty (now Radian).
Ms. Cohens has also worked in government at New York City’s Office of Management and Budget and at Moody’s Investors Service. In addition, Cohen is known for her published research on municipal bond defaults and municipal credit trends and most recently her blog, thepublicpurse.com. ■