DeDe Cross is a First Vice President, a support banker and a member of George K. Baum & Company's quantitative analytical group. Ms. Cross complements the investment banking and analytical services of the GKB National Housing Finance Group from the Denver, CO, office.
Ms. Cross has more than 15 years of experience in financial services, including work as an independent financial consultant, a Finance Manager for the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) and, most recently, experience with Banc of America Securities. While at CHFA, Ms. Cross was responsible for the bond financings used to support the Authority's single family, multifamily and business lending programs. Her experience includes structuring and executing real estate secured financings; military, multifamily and single family housing issues; and general municipal transactions. She has worked in the capacity of issuer, advisor and underwriter specializing in complex cash flow analyses and transaction completion for nonprofits, developers and municipalities.
Ms. Cross holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with an emphasis in Actuarial Science from the University of Northern Colorado.