Anderson Bynam, Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
Anderson (“Andy”) Bynam is a Managing Director in the Public Finance Group at Mesirow Financial. Andy heads Mesirow’s Houston office and he focuses on servicing the firm’s clients in the State of Texas and other states across the South and the Mid-Atlantic. Andy earned a BA from Princeton University and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law. He holds FINRA Series 52, 53, 63, and 79 licenses and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Andy has 32 years of municipal finance experience. During his career, he has served as lead banker on numerous senior-managed financings for Texas and national issuers. Andy began his public finance career in 1989 as a bond lawyer with the Public Law Section at Fulbright and Jaworski in Houston. He moved to the banking side of public finance in 1992 when he joined Grigsby Brandford & Co. Andy has also been involved in a variety of civic and charitable activities for the last three decades. He currently serves on the boards for the Greater Houston Area Red Cross, Texas Water Trade, and Jazz Houston, Inc. He has also previously served on the boards for the Houston Area Urban League, the Municipal Advisory Council, the Midtown Management District, and the Community Artists Collective, among others.