Susie Gardner is a Senior Vice President in the Kansas City, MO, office and is currently a trader in Taxable Fixed Income Capital Markets. Ms. Gardner trades U.S. treasury bonds, government agency bonds, corporate bonds, and mortgage-backed securities. Ms. Gardner brings more than 30 years of experience as an investment professional. She joined George K. Baum & Company in 1983 as a sales/trading assistant in the Municipal Finance Division. She moved to Taxable Fixed Income trading in 1991. Ms. Gardner graduated with a Bachelor of Science from William Jewell College.