Christopher D.M. Williams

(334) 262-1035 office
(334) 303-2136 cell

Chris Williams joined Rice Advisory in September 2014 and serves as Managing Director. With more than 25 years of experience in public finance and related banking practices, Williams has served hundreds of clients as primary transactional banker. He is a skilled financial analyst with deep knowledge of finance industry rules, regulations and best practices. Williams is experienced in numerous public finance transactions such as state and municipal general obligation, revenue and lease-backed transactions involving various projects such as municipal infrastructure, utility systems, solid waste/environmental, higher education, health care, housing and industrial finance. He has a particular expertise in the financing of public education projects and has performed evaluations of more than 150 K-12 financings on behalf of the State of Alabama Department of Education since 2015.

Williams holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration (cum laude) and a Master of Arts in Finance, both from the University of Alabama. He holds the Series 54 license (Registered Municipal Advisor Principal), Series 50 license (Registered Independent Municipal Advisor) and previously earned professional licenses consisting of Series 7, 24, 53 and 63 (inactive).