David W. Kemper

Executive Chairman at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

David W. Kemper

David W. Kemper

Executive Chairman at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

Overview
Career Highlights

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri
Commerce Bank (Investment Management)

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2739

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1951

Age

69

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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President & Trustee at Kansas City Public Library

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Kansas City Region at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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Executive Chairman at Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company & Commerce Bank, N.A. at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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Chief Credit Officer & Chief Risk Officer at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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Chief Human Resources Officer & Director of Internal Support Services at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Evergy, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at American Seeds, Inc.

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Chairman at Hunter Engineering Company, Inc.

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David W. Kemper
Executive Chairman at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri
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President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer at UMB Financial Corp.

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Education
Master of Arts in English Literature
Class of 1974
Graduate
Class of 1972
Memberships
Member
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
Current

Civic Progress is an organization of chief executives of approximately 30 of the St. Louis region’s largest businesses and employers. The group participates constructively in a select group of issues to improve the quality of community and business life and to help the region achieve world-class status. Membership is determined by the ability of the executive and his or her organization to commit time and resources toward these goals. As a small, focused organization composed of CEOs from the region’s largest companies, Civic Progress is able to quickly and effectively leverage the leadership strengths and financial resources of its individual members. Since its founding in 1953, many significant projects in the St. Louis region have been successful because of Civic Progress’

Career History
Executive Chairman
1991 - Current

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Commerce Bank. It provides general banking services, such as retail, corporate, investment, trust, and asset management products and services to individuals and businesses. The company operates through the following business segments: Consumer, Commercial and Wealth. The Consumer segment includes the retail branch network, consumer installment lending, personal mortgage banking, and debit & credit bank card activities. The Commercial segment provides corporate lending, including the small business banking product line within the branch network, leasing, international services, and business, government deposit, and related commercial cash management services, as well as merchant and commercial bank card products. The Wealth segment provides traditional trust and estate tax planning, advisory and discretionary investment management and brokerage services. The company was founded on August 4, 1966 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Professional
1975 - Prior

In 1959, J.P. Morgan merged with the Guaranty Trust Company of New York to form the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Commerce Bank monitors broad economic and financial market conditions to evaluate the relative risks and rewards between stocks and bonds. Based upon their analysis, the investment policy committee recommends an appropriate mix of stocks and bonds for each client investment objective. The equity and fixed-income strategy committees analyze a range of stock and bond investments. Portfolio and fund Managers use this analysis to construct diversified stock and bond portfolios designed to meet each client's needs and objectives.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2015 - Current
Member, Board of Directors
1982 - Current
Director
Current
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Current
President, Federal Advisory Council
Prior
Political Donations
$2,500
2012
$1,000
2012
Public Holdings
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