Chris Lane

Senior Managing Director, Austin

(512) 343-0268

Christina M. Lane has over 25 years of experience and more than $5.5 billion in completed tax-exempt and taxable debt securities issues in the financial services industry. Prior to joining SAMCO, Ms. Lane served as a Vice President in the Public Finance Department of Southwest Securities, and as a Vice President in the Public Finance Department of Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc., in Austin, Texas. Prior to her tenure as an investment banker, Ms. Lane served as Financial Applications Manager for the Texas Water Development Board and she gained underwriting experience during her employ as a municipal underwriter with Everen Securities, Inc. (f/k/a Lovett Underwood Neuhaus & Webb, Inc.) and Salomon Smith Barney (f/k/a E. F. Hutton), both in Houston, Texas.

Her experience includes the analysis and preparation of grant and loan applications for the funding of diverse governmental clients’ infrastructure needs ~ including cities, counties, municipal utility districts, nonprofit water supply corporations, school districts, and other governmental entities; the evaluation of governmental clients’ financial conditions and financing capabilities; the preparation and representation of governmental clients to national rating agencies and bond insurers; and municipal underwriting of tax-exempt and taxable debt securities.

Ms. Lane’s civic involvement includes the following: Board Member (and Former President), Villas on Travis Condominium Association, volunteer with St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, and a member of Rotary International. Ms. Lane attended the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, where she majored in Political Science and Finance. She is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as a Municipal Advisor Representative (Series 50), General Securities Representative (Series 7) and Limited Representative—Investment Banking (Series 79), and holds a Uniform Securities Agent State Law License (Series 63).