Lisa May is a Senior Vice President and underwriter on George K. Baum & Company's Underwriting & Syndication Desk. As underwriter, Mrs. May is responsible for new issue pricing and distribution of fixed-rate sole-, senior- and co-managed negotiated transactions. Mrs. May specializes in California school district general obligation and special tax bonds, non-rated and below investment grade transactions, charter schools, and higher education bonds. Since joining the Underwriting & Syndication Desk in 2008, George K. Baum & Company has successfully senior-managed more than $35 billion new issue bond series.
Prior to working on the Underwriting & Syndication Desk, Mrs. May worked as a Sales Assistant for George K. Baum & Company, beginning in September of 2004. As a Sales Assistant, Mrs. May worked with two senior salesmen who covered more than 50 accounts.
Prior to joining George K. Baum & Company, Mrs. May was a Supervisor within Private Client Services at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
Mrs. May is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts. She received a BS in Finance from Regis University.