Travis Squires

Managing Director
Public Finance Investment Banking

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Travis Squires

Travis Squires joined the Des Moines office of Piper Sandler in 2006 and is a managing director in the public finance group. He brings experience providing financial advisory, investment banking, and placement agent services to government entities throughout the state of Iowa. Squires primarily serves cities, community colleges, counties, and school districts in planning for and implementing capital project financing places. He is well-versed in all aspects of local government and school district finance, specializing in debt structuring, bond refinancing, bond elections, financial modeling, and long range capital improvement planning. Squires primary experience is serving clients through the issuance of general obligation bonds, sales tax revenue bonds, lease issues, new jobs training programs, and essential utility revenue bonds, all of which have included new money issues, current refundings, advance refundings, on both a tax exempt and taxable basis.

Squires is involved with the Iowa Association of School Boards, Iowa Association of School Business Officials, Iowa League of Cities and Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association.

Squires graduated summa cum laude from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in finance.