Jeanie Yarbrough joined GKB in 2012 as an investment banker focusing on Texas cities and counties as well as assisting with financial advisory clients such as the State of Texas Comptroller and Texas Veterans' Land Board. In 2015, Jeanie became Manager of GKB's Continuing Disclosure group currently comprised of four full-time employees who perform extensive reviews of an obigor's compliance with Rule 15c2-12.
Jeanie began her public finance career in Dallas, Texas, in 1993 when she joined Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc. While at Rauscher, she took on roles as both financial advisor and underwriter for general obligation and housing issuers. Ms. Yarbrough was responsible for establishing the Firm’s mortgage revenue bond cash flow capabilities.
In 1997, she moved to Standard & Poor's, where she was ultimately promoted to Director. Ms. Yarbrough was a rating analyst for both general obligation and housing credits, and she had senior responsibility in the housing group. She also rated municipal issues structured with letters of credit and liquidity facilities, and she established and maintained rating criteria for housing.
In 2006, Ms. Yarbrough joined CSG Advisors Inc., where she focused on providing municipal advisory services to state and local housing finance agencies. She earned both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Finance, Summa Cum Laude, at the University of Texas at Dallas.