Chairman & CEO, UMB Bank
DPS Foundation board member since May 1998
Mr. Kemper is chairman and CEO or UMB Bank Colorado and UMB
Financial Corporation. He moved to Denver in 1995 after working for
UMB Bank in Kansas City, where he served as Executive Vice President.
Kemper is a board member for the Boy Scouts of America Denver Area
Council, and National Jewish Medical Center. He is a Trustee of the
Denver Art Museum, a board member of the American Royal in Kansas
City, The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, Kansas City Civic
Council, Kansas City Downtown Council, Business Committee for the
Arts, Inc., and Agriculture Future of America.
Kemper holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Puget Sound. He is
married to Megan and has a daughter, Emma Jane and a son, Brady.