James Spiotto is Managing Director of Chapman Strategic Advisors LLC, a consultancy providing educational and strategic insight to market participants on municipal finance. A recognized thought leader in municipal bonds, Jim's work has been published in a range of publications, including The Law of State and Local Government Debt Financing, The Handbook of Municipal Bonds and the Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government Finance.  He is co-owner and co-publisher of MuniNetGuide.com, an online resource for state and local government-related research and information.