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Ray Bayer, Jr.
Knowledge Finance Board Chair
Mr. Bayer has served as Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, and Assistant Secretary of Missouri Higher
Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) since 2006, Mr. Bayer is responsible for all of MOHELA’s operations and oversees
each of its business units. Mr. Bayer joined MOHELA in 1985, and prior to becoming the Executive Director he oversaw
various business units including Loan Servicing, Loan Origination, and Business Development. Mr. Bayer serves on the
Board of Education Finance Council and the Advisory Board of Webster University’s School of Business and Technology.