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Lee White is an Executive Vice President and Manager at George K. Baum & Company in its Denver, CO public finance headquarters. He has been responsible for the following practice areas:

  • Colorado Governments & Infrastructure
  • Higher Education & Non-Profit Finance
  • Renewable Energy Project Finance

Mr. White has been in the investment banking business for more than 30 years and is responsible for underwriting more than $9 billion of municipal bonds. He came to investment banking with extensive cabinet level experience in state government. Mr. White was Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Administration from 1979-80 and Executive Director of the Colorado Office of State Planning and Budget from 1981-82.

Mr. White participates in numerous professional and civic organizations and has served as a Trustee of the Colorado Historical Society, the Greater Denver Corporation, and is a member of the Colorado Forum and the Mile High Club. He was elected to the Denver Board of Education in 1996 and served for four years. Mr. White has served as:

       

Co-chairman

U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee’s Study on
Infrastructure in the United States
  Co-chairman City of Denver, Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee
  Treasurer Colorado Martin Luther King Holiday Commission
  Chairman Clayton Foundation
  President & CEO Stapleton Redevelopment Foundation
  Chairman Denver Water Board Citizens Advisory Committee
  Chairman Denver Civic Ventures
  Chairman Denver Public Schools Pro-Comp Trust
  Member Colorado Clean Energy Development Authority
  Member Denver Public Schools Foundation
  Chairman Rocky Mountain Prep. Public Charter School Network

Mr. White received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Master of City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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