Dev Talvadkar is a Senior Vice President in George K. Baum & Company's Independent School Finance and the Higher Education & Nonprofit Finance practice. Mr. Talvadkar is involved in the transaction, execution and quantitative structuring of both tax-exempt and taxable debt financings for independent schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, bio-medical research institutes, and other nonprofit entities. He has executed numerous public market and bank financing structures and is involved in both general obligation and revenue bond financings.
He has completed financings on behalf of a variety of education and nonprofit clients. Independent schools served by Mr. Talvadkar, include Groton School (MA), Sidwell Friends School (DC), Grace Church School (NY), Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (MA), Dwight-Englewood School (NJ), Washington International School (DC), Westtown School (PA), Millbrook School (NY), Noble and Greenough School (MA), Sandy Spring Friends School (MD), Waynflete School (ME), Bullis School (MD) and The Lab School (DC).
Additionally, Mr. Talvadkar has worked with a number of higher education clients, including Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA), Gordon College (MA), Colby-Sawyer College (NH), Rivier College (NH), New England College (NH), Assumption College (MA) and Merrimack College (MA). He has also executed financings for independent research institutes, including Benaroya Research Institute (WA) and Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (ME).
Mr. Talvadkar has been a presenter at a broad range of industry conferences, including the National Business Officers Association Symposium, Association of Independent Schools New England Business Officer Conference, Mid-South Independent School Business Officers Annual Meeting, The Association of Boarding Schools Annual Meeting and National Business Officers Association Summer Institute.
Mr. Talvadkar received a BA in Economics and History from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration from the Johnson School at Cornell University.