Contact Us

PFMAM serves as the Investment Advisor and Administrator for NLAF. PFM Fund Distributors, Inc. serves as the Fund's Distributor. Please feel free to contact any one of the following Fund Representatives for assistance.


 PFM Asset Management LLC
5377 State Highway N
Suite 220
Cottleville, MO 63304

Phone: 1-402-705-0350 (Direct)

Customer Service
PO Box 11760
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1760
Phone: 1-877-667-3523 (NLAF Toll Free)
Fax: 1-888-535-0120



Barry Ballou
Senior Marketing Representative  


Barry Ballou joined PFM Asset Management LLC (PFMAM) as a Senior Marketing Representative in July 2006. Mr. Ballou is responsible for development and growth for NLAF in Nebraska. Prior to this time, Mr. Ballou was an Assistant Superintendent of Schools at Hastings Public Schools in Nebraska. Mr. Ballou has taught School Business Management and Finance as an adjunct Professor at UNK since 1995. For more than 30 years, Mr. Ballou has been involved in administration of public schools in Nebraska. Mr. Ballou has experience with using the NLAF at Hastings Public Schools since the fund began in Nebraska in 1988.  Mr. Ballou holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.


Bob Cheddar
Managing Director  



Bob joined PFM Asset Management (PFMAM) in 2004 as a senior portfolio manager and was promoted to managing director in 2011. He manages client accounts across the country, specializing in high- quality fixed-income assets. He is responsible for the management  of client assets in separate portfolios for cities, counties, insurance and self-insurance organizations, school districts, state and local government agencies, public finance authorities, and universities. Assets under management include operating funds, capital reserves, bond proceeds, and other post-employment benefits (OPEB) obligation funds.

Bob is the leader of PFMAM’s short- and intermediate-term separate account management team. The team of portfolio managers and traders is responsible for managing separate accounts for PFMAM clients. He serves as the Chair of PFMAM’s Credit Risk Management Committee and is a member of the Fixed Income Investment Committee.



Michael Steinbrook


Michael Steinbrook joined PFM Asset Managment LLC (PFMAM) in 2004 and serves as a Director in the Arbitrage Rebate Practice in the Harrisburg Office.  Mr. Steinbrook’s primary duties include performing a variety of arbitrage rebate compliance related analyses. Mr. Steinbrook is responsible for tracking arbitrage rebate compliance for PFMAM’s Mid-West investment pools, and assists issuers in the development and implementation of investment strategies for tax-exempt bond proceeds that enable issuers to maximize retainable earnings.


Amber Cannegieter
Key Account Manager  


Amber Cannegieter joined PFM in 2013 as a Key Account Manager for PFM’s Client Service Group. As a Key Account Manager, Amber’s primary responsibility is to provide customer service in everyday functions such as onboarding and new client administration. She also serves as a client advocate by providing a “high touch, high value” experience, to address client needs.           

Prior to PFM, Ms. Cannegieter most recently worked for Turner Investments, L.P. as a Director of Strategic Relationships within their Private Wealth Group. Amber was responsible for building relationships with key decision makers among wealth management firms to generate, pursue, and win business opportunities. Additionally, Amber met with current and prospective clients to introduce investment products and to review investment performance. Prior to her six years at Turner, Amber served as a Client Relationship Associate for the Vanguard Group.      

Amber has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Pennsylvania State University and is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) registered representative holding Series 6, 7 and 63 licenses.  


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