Retained by McDowell Hetherington LLP

Gary Strumeyer and Vega Economics were retained by municipal bond underwriters to analyze and address underwriting of certain bonds, the transactions by which certain investors acquired their bonds, and investors’ opportunities to sell their bonds from the perspective of industry standards and practice .

Gary Strumeyer has over thirty years of professional experience as a capital-markets professional related to municipal bonds and other fixed income securities. From 2008 to 2016, he was the President of BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC. As President of BNYMCM, he was responsible for a range of financial instruments and was tasked with understanding the nature, risk/reward, market structure, and growth opportunities of those securities, including a variety of municipal bond products. From 1996 to 2008, he managed and supervised all aspects of BNY Mellon’s municipal bond department, including the underwriting, public financing, and sale and trading of such bonds.