John Puchalla, CFA
John Puchalla is a Senior Vice President in Moody’s Corporate Finance Group. John serves as a full-time Rating Committee Chair, and leads research on defaults and liquidity. John has covered a variety of corporate sectors at Moody’s including consumer products, media and entertainment, broadcasting and cable, publishers and amusement parks. John originally joined Moody’s in 1997 as a member of the Economics Analysis group evaluating trends in global corporate credit quality and credit markets until transferring to the Corporate Finance Group in 2002. Prior to joining Moody’s, John held various positions at Nasdaq and MNC Financial. John holds an M.B.A. in finance, economics and international business from New York University, a B.S. in finance from Penn State University, and is a CFA charterholder.