Financial Advisor


By publicly posting the following written disclosure, STHEA intends that market participants receive and use it for purposes of the independent registered municipal advisor exemption to the SEC Municipal Advisor Rule.

The South Texas Higher Education Authority, Inc. (the “STHEA”) has retained an independent registered municipal advisor.   STHEA is represented by and will rely on its municipal advisor, First Southwest Company to provide advice in evaluating recommendations or advice from financial services firms concerning the issuance of municipal securities and municipal financial products (including investments of bond proceeds and escrow investments) as such terms are defined in the SEC’s Municipal Advisor Rule. STHEA’s primary contact is Mr. Lee Donner.

This certificate may be relied upon until rescinded by the STHEA. Materials may be addressed to STHEA at 200 S. 10th Street, Suite 502, McAllen, TX 78501. If the materials received will be seriously considered by the STHEA, the STHEA will share the document with its municipal advisor.