PFM Financial Advisors Welcomes Brodie Killian as Director

PFM Financial Advisors (PFMFA), the nation’s leading independent municipal advisor,1 announced today that Brodie Killian has joined the Ann Arbor office as a director. Brodie brings over 18 years of public finance experience working with school districts, community colleges and municipalities.

“We are very excited to have Brodie join PFMFA’s Michigan financial advisory team. He is well-known and respected, has proven experience in business development and client service, and complements our team very nicely,” stated Kari Blanchett, Managing Director and head of the Ann Arbor office.

Prior to joining PFMFA, Brodie previously worked as a Managing Director at Stifel Nicholas & Co, where he spent six years as an investment banker. Previously, he worked at Raymond James and William Blair as a Senior Vice President and Director, respectively. His impressive credentials extend to public service; he served as a Deputy Superintendent of Business & Operations at Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.

Brodie received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Michigan—Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan—Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Other notable professional education includes the completion of the Chief Financial Officer certification program from the Michigan School Business Officials and the Michigan Leadership Institute’s Superintendent’s Academy.  Brodie currently serves as the co-chairman of the Michigan Government Finance Officer Association’s Legislative Committee.  Previously Brodie served on the Board of Directors of the Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan and as vice-chairman of the City of Dearborn’s Pension Board of Trustees.


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1According to IPREO as of December 31, 2023. 

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