Kevin Barker is the Senior Equity Analyst for Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC, and he focuses his efforts on mortgage-focused banks and nonbank originator/servicers. Prior to joining Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC, Mr. Barker was an Equity Research Analyst on the Financial Institutions team at FBR Capital Markets. While there, Mr. Barker focused his research on specialty mortgage finance and life insurance. Prior to FBR Capital Markets, Mr. Barker was a Senior Project Manager at Freddie Mac responsible for the integration of single family and multifamily financial systems. Mr. Barker earned a MBA from the University of Maryland and B.S. in business administration with a focus on international finance from American University.