San Francisco | March 1, 2019
Please join Prager & Co., LLC's Executive Committee in congratulating the following teams members on their promotions effective March 1, 2019.
Emily Abrantes has been promoted to Managing Director. Emily joined Prager in June of 2017 as a Director, with over 15 years of experience providing advice to the Higher Education and Healthcare sectors. Throughout the course of her career she has served a broad range of public and private higher education institutions, healthcare institutions and other non-profit institutions located primarily in the southeast. As a senior relationship banker and team leader, Emily advises on capital strategy matters, including capital structure evaluation, risk analysis, rating agency strategy, and transaction execution, as well as developing financial policies to assist in the guidance of long-term debt strategy (including debt capacity analysis, liquidity optimization, and risk assessment).
Ian Prager has been promoted to Managing Director. Ian joined the Firm in 2006 and serves as the Firm's Head of Analytics and is an integral member of Prager's Strategic Advisory team. Ian is in charge of designing and implementing treasury management policies and central bank structures, strategic financial management analytics, interest rate and derivative portfolio analytics, capital funding and debt portfolio optimization, and short and long-range enterprise financial projection modeling.
Bjorn Foster has been promoted to Vice President of Interactive Services. Bjorn joined Prager in 2004 to develop and manage the Firm's proprietary web-based capital planning and debt management platform, which provides clients with the ability to plan project funding, prepare financial analysis and reporting, monitor debt and derivatives portfolios, and collaborate across the institution (budget, finance, development, treasury operations among others).