Drew Simmons, Vice President, The Baker Group

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Mr. Simmons has worked in the field of finance since 2003 and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration along with a master’s degree in Finance at the Meinder’s School of Business from Oklahoma City University. As a Vice President for The Baker Group in Oklahoma City, he works with the needs of community banks specifically covering Interest Rate Risk, Asset and Liability Management, and Fixed Income Portfolio Management.

In the summer of 2008, Drew created the Baker Group’s municipal credits database, providing clients with specific credit metrics that are essential in the credit analysis process. Mr. Simmons also provides research and data analysis of Mortgage Backed Securities and other structured products related to client positions. He is published in numerous articles from various banking associations such as The Independent Bankers Association of Texas, The Indiana Bankers Association and The Community Bankers Association of Illinois, to name a few. Drew regularly speaks at banking schools and financial seminars as well as consults with banks on a wide array of Asset/Liability Management related issues.