Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) CEO Michael Busch has announced the restructuring of UFI to align with the growing portfolios of services offered.
For the past four decades UFI has been serving public agencies with financial advisory, strategic planning, financial analysis and management consulting services. Following a proven track record of success, UFI has developed three divisions under the parent company: Isom Advisors, UFI Public Finance Group and the UFI Public Management Group. The new structure enables UFI to focus services and deliver on new client demands.
The newest division, UFI Public Management Group, offers public agencies strategic and financial planning services, utility services, economic development services through Public Land Use Specialist (PLUS) and organizational analysis. UFI Public Management Group was formed from the diverse array of unique asks agencies were making of UFI.
“Now, more than ever, public agencies frequently find themselves managing through new territory as a result of economic pressures, changes in Sacramento or changing communities. UFI Public Management Group represents an assembly of experts in the public sector who partner with staff to support analysis and innovative approaches to the new challenges,” stated Mr. Busch. “Public agencies have a one-stop shop for accessing some of the most innovative experts in California local government.”
Services offered through UFI Public Management Group include organization analysis and performance reviews, financial planning and budgeting, economic development, utility rate and capital planning studies, special studies, redevelopment wind-down services, and strategic planning. UFI Public Management Group offers local government access to services and talent that might otherwise be out of reach. Working with this division gives agencies the experts they need, exactly when they need them.
UFI Public Finance Group continues the long tradition of UFI providing assistance with issuance of municipal bonds, financial planning and municipal budgeting.
Isom Advisors continues as a leader in school district financing, offering unparalleled service when implementing successful bond and financing programs. It is California’s largest and most successful school financing firm, having done more financings in each of the last three years than any other firm.
Concurrent with the announcement, a new website, www.urbanfuturesinc.com, has been launched to highlight each division. Continued Mr. Busch, “This new site highlights the talent and expertise at UFI, and it will help us tell that story.”
Urban Futures, Inc. has been providing service to local government agencies for over 42 years. Over 300 public agencies have benefited from partnering with UFI. UFI is based in Orange, CA with offices in Walnut Creek and Bakersfield. Visit their website atwww.urbanfuturesinc.com or contact (714) 283-9334.