Mr. Davenport has more than 15 years experience in public finance covering government issuers in Texas.
Over his career, Mr. Davenport has participated in financings totaling more than $14 billion in long-term new money and bond refinancing transactions. Mr. Davenport closed the first four special assessment financings for residential master planned communities in Texas. Further, Mr. Davenport has worked with the Texas Legislature and multiple municipalities on issues related to Texas’ special assessment law and policies.
In 2004, the governor of Texas appointed Mr. Davenport to serve as commissioner for the Texas Ethics Commission, where he later served as Chairman. Mr. Davenport received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his Doctor of Jurisprudence and Masters from St. Mary’s University as a “Distinguished Graduate.” Mr. Davenport is a registered Municipal Securities Principal and holds series 53, 7 and 63 licenses.