Susan Borries Reed

Susan Borries Reed



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Susan Reed is a director and municipal advisor within the public sector practice. Susan’s practice area includes overseeing disclosure documents that the firm prepares on behalf of clients at the time of bond sales as well as post issuance. Additionally, her work includes working with issuers prior to and during the rating process to ensure that issuers are prepared to address rating agency questions.  She works with issuers to assist with financial management policy development, including debt, liquidity and reserve and financial transparency, disclosure policy development and capital planning. Within the firm, Susan also assists with compliance efforts related to the firm’s municipal advisory activities.

Susan recently worked with communities across Indiana as Director of Economic Development and Community Services for the Indiana Municipal Power Agency. Susan is also an attorney licensed in Indiana and South Carolina and has worked as bond counsel for an Indiana law firm.

  • Frequent presenter on topics related to compliance with disclosure and post-issuance compliance, financial management policy development, including reserve/liquidity policies, debt policies and disclosure policies, and the rating process
  • American Public Power Association (APPA) Named a Rising Star in Public Power by APPA in 2011
  • Environmental, Social and Governance Specialists
  • Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s Market Transparency Advisory Group
  • National Association of Municipal Advisors Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers Member
  • Government Finance Officers Association Member
  • Indiana Women in Public Finance Member
  • East Central Indiana Regional Partnership, Current Board Member, Past-Chairperson and Executive Committee Member
  • Mid-America Economic Development Council (a ten-state regional economic development organization), Past President, Executive Committee, Co-Communications Committee Chairperson
  • Indiana Economic Development Association
  • American Public Power Association


Indianapolis, IN


Juris Doctor
Indiana University School of Law

Bachelor of Arts in communications, political science
Purdue University


Admitted to the Indiana Bar and South Carolina Bar


Registered municipal advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission