Matthew D. Ruess is a Vice President with George K. Baum & Company, located in the Indianapolis, IN, office. Mr. Ruess has an extensive background in education finance and has worked in school districts for more than 18 years.

Prior to joining GKB, Mr. Ruess served as the Chief Financial Officer for Crown Point Community School Corporation for 10 years, where he was responsible for preparing, presenting and monitoring the school district’s budget of $90 million.

He previously held the roles of Director of Finance for Fayette County School Corporation, Assistant Business Manager for Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Portfolio Manager for Metropolitan School District of Washington Township and Financial Advisor for Prudential Securities.

Mr. Ruess holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Butler University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics from Iowa State University.

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