Chip Sutherland


P: (502) 588-8462 |

Mr. Sutherland joined Hilliard in 2002. Chip provides investment banking and fiscal agent services for a wide variety of clients throughout the Commonwealth including K-12 public schools, water and sewer companies, electric utilities, hospitals, cities, counties, libraries, public and private universities, and 501(c)3 entities. Since 2006, he has led over $3 billion of financings for such governmental entities.
Notable financings outside the K-12 arena include securing funding for T.J. Samson Hospital for a new $45 million medical facility and serving as financial advisor for the University of Kentucky for recent projects totaling $476 million. These projects include the renovation of Commonwealth Football Stadium, construction of a new science building, renovation to Gatton School of Business, and renovation and expansion of various UK HealthCare facilities. Additionally, he has helped the leadership of Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District craft a funding strategy that will address anticipated capital needs and enable it to continue to meet its rating standards. Throughout his tenure with the firm, Chip has been involved in excess of 200 rating agency presentations. He led Metro Louisville’s 2013 and 2014 financings totaling $112.6 million in the last two years.  He has been financial advisor to the Louisville Arena Authority since 2012. He earned a Bachelor of Arts & Science degree in Economics from the University of Kentucky in 1996 and an MBA in Finance from Bellarmine University in 2001.