Nick Waugh is a First Vice President in George K. Baum & Company's Higher Education & Nonprofit Finance group. 

Prior to joining GKB, Mr. Waugh served as a Director in the Education and Nonprofit Group at Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”). Mr. Waugh was a chair of rating committees, a primary analyst and a contributor to higher education criteria. During his tenure at S&P, he worked in the New York, NY, Boston, MA, and San Francisco, CA, offices.

Throughout his seven years of experience at S&P, Mr. Waugh rated a broad range of institutions across the nation, including large public universities, ivy league universities, small private colleges, independent schools, museums, bio-medical research institutions, hospitals and social service providers.

Mr. Waugh earned his Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Williams College. He is a trustee and a member of the finance committee at Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley (an independent school in Berkeley, CA).