DENVER, June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nick Waugh, a former Director of Public Finance at Standard & Poor's ("S&P"), joined George K. Baum & Company ("GKB") as a Vice President in June of 2016. He plans to use his expertise to complement GKB's Higher Education & Nonprofit Finance Group's national practice.
"I am thrilled to welcome Nick to our team. His impressive background, strong S&P experience and tremendous knowledge of the education sector will make him a great asset to our national practice," said Executive Vice President Linda Eremita, the Manager of GKB's Higher Education & Nonprofit Finance Group.
For the past seven years as a member of Standard and Poor's Education Group, Mr. Waugh rated many of the nation's leading colleges, universities, independent schools, museums and other nonprofit institutions. He served S&P in New York, Boston and San Francisco, rising to a Director position at the end of his service.
"I am glad to be at George K. Baum & Company and I look forward to this next phase of my career," Waugh said.
Mr. Waugh earned his Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Williams College. He is a member of the finance committee of Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley (an independent school).
Founded in 1928, George K. Baum & Company (www.gkbaum.com) is one of the nation's most accomplished privately held investment banking firms and has been at the pinnacle of financing the nation's infrastructure for more than eight decades. GKB is recognized as an industry leader in the structuring, underwriting and marketing of taxable and tax-exempt municipal securities.
SOURCE George K. Baum & Company