Executive vice president
Director of investment research and fixed income
Mr. Kelley has been with UMB for more than 20 years, all of which he has spent in the asset management area. He is currently the director of research and fixed income. He is responsible for oversight of the research department and directs product development and strategy for the fixed income group. He also is a member of the bank’s ALCO committee and economic research team.
Vice president of commodity services
Mr. Statts is Vice president of commodity services and previously Vice president of risk management at Schneider Electric where he leads a team responsible for analyzing energy commodity markets and developing comprehensive strategies for managing associated risks. In this capacity, he works to create and execute upon client-customized risk management strategies. Mr. Statts has offered expert market commentary on Bloomberg and CNBC, and has presented at various industry conferences. In previous positions with Summit, Mr. Statts analyzed natural gas commodity markets, identified buying opportunities, developed natural gas hedging strategies, and managed the natural gas market analysis department. Prior to joining Schneider, he worked with Sempra Energy, where he managed financial hedging, performed all market transactions, identified acceptable risks, and analyzed market dynamics. He received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Bellarmine University in Louisville and a master’s degree in business administration from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.