Michael P. Busch is President of Urban Futures, Inc. which provides full service consulting to municipalities, assisting with strategic planning, financial management, and economic development services. He joined Urban Futures in 2007 following a successful career in municipal government having served primarily as Assistant Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Busch has extensive experience in Strategic Planning, Municipal Finance, Economic Development, and project implementation leading to the issuance of over $600 million in taxable and tax-exempt debt offerings. Mr. Busch has a unique background having served as a private sector executive, public agency financial advisor, Finance Director, City Treasurer, Deputy City Manager and Assistant City Manager. Michael was also a faculty member for the University of Southern California where he taught Public Finance, and Budget Management. Busch received his MPA in Public Finance from California State University- Long Beach.