OUR PARTNERSHIP APPROACH has been very beneficial for our clients. Over the years, GCSC has earned the trust and respect of government and public finance professionals by providing comprehensive financial advice and securities placement.
GCSC’s sister company, GOVERNMENT CAPITAL CORPORATION (GCC), founded in 1992, also serves the municipal sector, offering a wide range of financing solutions other than bond structures. GCC’s cost-effective solutions incorporate a variety of non-securities financing vehicles.
- Municipalities (cities, towns)
- School districts
- Hospital districts
- Utility districts
- Public facility corporations
- Economic Development Corporations
Meet The Team
Ted Christensen, GCSC President is a graduate of the University of California at Davis and a former USAF fighter pilot. Ted joined GCSC in June 2003 and quickly helped build the company into a leading advisor to issuers across the state of Texas. Ted holds Series 7, 24, 50 and 63 licenses.
D’Anne Carson, GCSC Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer is a graduate of the University of Houston. D’Anne possesses years of municipal bond and financial advisory experience. D’Anne holds Series 6, 7, 22, 24, 50 and 63 licenses.
Wendy Dolan, GCSC Director of Client Services, manages bond document preparation and the compilation and filing of our municipal clients’ annual Continuing Disclosure requirements with the MSRB.
Ed King, GCSC Municipal Advisor and Senior Vice President with Government Capital Corporation (GCC) is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington. Ed works with issuers across Texas, with a special emphasis in energy management projects. In addition to assisting issuers with traditional finance structures, Ed also has extensive expertise in Federal Tax Credit programs. Ed holds a Series 50 license.
Jake Lawrence, GCSC Vice President is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Jake covers all of north and west Texas acting as an FA to school districts and other issuers. Jake holds Series 7, 50 and 63 licenses.
Kevin Lerner, GCSC Municipal Advisor and Senior Vice President with Government Capital Corporation (GCC) is a graduate of Midwestern State University. Kevin works with issuers across Texas, with a special emphasis in energy management projects. In addition to assisting issuers with traditional finance structures, Kevin also has extensive expertise in Federal Tax Credit programs. Kevin holds a Series 50 license.
James R. Richards, CFA, GCSC Financial and Operations Principal is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University and has a Masters from the University of Texas at Dallas. Jim holds Series 3, 7, 24, 27, 28, 53, 63, and 65 licenses and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Designation.
Zac Saldi, GCSC Municipal Advisor is a graduate of Texas State University. Zac specializes in private placements, credit underwriting along with both traditional and complex financing structures for municipal issuers. Zac holds a Series 50 license.
Wade Thompson, GCSC Vice President is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Wade possesses over 25 years of experience servicing Texas Schools and Municipalities. As a previous Financial Advisor, Wade lead or assisted on financings totaling over $1 billion. Additionally, Wade was most recently the North Texas Director of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) BuyBoard Purchasing Cooperative. Wade holds a Series 50 license.