Chase Barnes is an Associate with George K. Baum & Company's Kansas/Missouri Public Finance Group. Mr. Barnes joined the Firm in 2015 and is involved in the quantitative structuring and refunding analyses of tax-exempt and taxable debt financings for school districts, cities, counties, colleges and universities. Prior to joining GKB, Mr. Barnes was an Asset/Liability Specialist for Commerce Bank's Capital Markets Group in Kansas City, MO, where he helped manage interest rate risk and investment portfolios for financial institutions. Before his time at Commerce Bank, Mr. Barnes was a Fixed Income Analyst at CNBS, LLC, in Overland Park, KS. Mr. Barnes earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Pittsburg State University, double majoring in Finance and Economics.