ABOUT BarbaraBarbara oversees the quantitative and manager research functions of Commerce Trust Company. These groups provide research for asset allocation, manager selection, and performance measurement for institutional and private clients.
She has more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry in various capacities. Barbara has extensive experience teaching corporate finance and investments at University of Missouri. She also has been interviewed by various financial print and broadcast media.
Barbara has a Master in Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. She is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of St. Louis. Barbara volunteers her time at Bravely, Inc., a residential community for women who have survived lives of commercial sexual exploitation (trafficking and prostitution), violence and addiction. Barbara and her husband are the parents of two adopted Ukrainian children, who are now young adults.