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)

RelSci Relationships

2729

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1951

Age

69

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

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

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President & Trustee at Kansas City Public Library

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Executive Chairman at Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company & Commerce Bank 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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Chief Credit Officer & Chief Risk Officer at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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Chancellor Emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Evergy, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Director of Commercial Card & Merchant Services at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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Executive Chairman at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri
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President & Chief Executive Officer of Commerce Bancshares, Inc at Commerce Bancshares, Inc. - Missouri

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.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at UMB Financial Corp.

UMB Financial Corp. operates as a financial holding company, which engages in the provision of bank and asset services. It operates through the Commercial Banking, Institutional Banking, Personal Banking, and Healthcare Services. The Commercial Banking serves the commercial lending and leasing, capital markets, and treasury management needs of the company's mid-market businesses and governmental entities by offering various products and services. The Institutional Banking is a combination of banking services, fund services, and asset management services provided to institutional clients. The Personal Banking combines consumer services and asset management provided to personal clients. The Healthcare Services provides healthcare payment solutions including custodial services for health savings accounts and private label, multipurpose debit cards to insurance carriers, third-party administrators, software companies, employers, and financial institutions. The company was founded was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Sibling
President & Trustee at Kansas City Public Library

The Kansas City Public Library provides library services. Its services include provides timely, accurate, useful information and supports individuals of all ages pursuing a program of independent learning. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Education
MBA
Class of 1976

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Master of Arts in English Literature
Class of 1974

Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1714 by the benefaction of Sir Thomas Cookes, a Worcestershire baronet, with the college gaining its name from the county of Worcestershire. Its predecessor, Gloucester College, had been an institution of learning on the same site since the late 13th century until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539.

Graduate
Class of 1972

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

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
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Corporate Profile Post is a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. Post's products are manufactured through a flexible production platform consisting of four owned primary facilities and sold through a variety of channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. Post has leveraged the strength of its brands, category expertise, and over a century of institutional knowledge to create a diverse portfolio of cereals that enhance the lives of consumers, bringing quality foods to the breakfast table since the company's founding in 1897. Post's portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings such as Honey Bunches of Oats®, Pebbles®, Post Selects®, Great Grains®, Spoon Size® Shredded Wheat, Post® Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts®, and Honeycomb®. Post's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "POST." For more information about Post, please visit www.postfoods.com.

Member, Board of Directors
1982 - 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.

Director
Current

Enterprise Holdings, Inc. is an American holding company headquartered in Clayton, Missouri. It is the parent company of car rental companies Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, Alamo Rent a Car and Enterprise CarShare.

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Current

The mission of Washington University in St. Louis is the promotion of learning — learning by students and by faculty. Teaching, the transmission of knowledge, is central to our mission, as is research, the creation of new knowledge. Faculty — composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions — serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care. The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Discover/share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life.

Director
Current

IMPROVE THE HUMAN CONDITION THROUGH PLANT SCIENCE/RESEARCH: FEED THE HUNGRY AND IMPROVE HUMAN HEALTH, PRESERVE AND RENEW OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ENHANCE OUR REGION'S ECONOMY.

President, Federal Advisory Council
Prior

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors is the main governing body of the Federal Reserve System. It is charged with overseeing the 12 District Reserve Banks and with helping implement national monetary policy.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K +
2006

IMPROVE THE HUMAN CONDITION THROUGH PLANT SCIENCE/RESEARCH: FEED THE HUNGRY AND IMPROVE HUMAN HEALTH, PRESERVE AND RENEW OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ENHANCE OUR REGION'S ECONOMY.

$10K - $15K
2003

Discover/share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
2012

Representative from Missouri's 1st Congressional District

$1,000
2012

Former Senator from Missouri

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