Erika Coombs

Senior Vice President
Public Finance Investment Banking

Email  |  Tel: +1 602 808-5414

John Henningsgard

Erika Coombs provides underwriting, financial advisory, placement agent and consulting services to school districts, special districts and municipal governments. She has worked in public finance since 2004 working with a wide variety of credit types and municipal bond transactions mostly in Arizona and New Mexico. She specializes in the K-12 education sector, Coombs’s experience includes assistance with more than 80 bond and override elections and more than 200 financings in Arizona. 

Coombs is a past Board member of Women in Public Finance (WPF), President of the Mountain Region Chapter WPF, a Board member of National Federation of Municipal Analysts MARMOT Chapter, Arizona’s Women Leading Government and Scottsdale Art’s Young Professional program, AG2. She is also Co-Chair of the Communications Committee of GFOA Women in Public Finance Network (WPFN). She is a graduate of Valley Leadership Institute Class 38 and Scottsdale Leadership Class 32.

Coombs is a graduate of the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University. She is a fifth-generation Arizona native, an identical twin and her favorite person calls her “Mama.”