JIM KEMP

POSITION: Principal
 
SPECIALTIES:
Risk assessment and mitigation, management consulting, organizational development, strategic business planning, and product development for financial services firms of all types. Management experience and technical expertise in treasury services, bank operations, consumer banking, wealth management, institutional trust, and credit administration.
 EXPERIENCE:
  • Completed multiple engagements across diverse line of business to identify and mitigate risk using process mapping tools and methodology
  • Developed the strategic plan for the Wealth Management initiative of a top-five brokerage and mutual fund company
  • Conducted Comprehensive Internal Business Reviews of treasury and securities services for multiple organizations
  • Identified key risks, best practices, and opportunities
  • Created operating models for the single-point delivery of global security services from separate organizations: account set up, trade processing, custody, fund accounting, corporate actions, derivatives, cash management, and reconciliations
  • Rescued a multi-million dollar trust system conversion project by taking over several duties, including project manager and communications director
  • Created strategy and implementation guidelines for high net worth businesses, including a $100+ billion financial services company
  • Purchased, merged, and consolidated eleven separate organizations into a single company
  • Designed and implemented a self-audit program for all securities processing, trading, accounting and other operations activities
  • Created tactical cost savings plans, conducted re-engineering, problem solving, and change management workshops, and implemented improved workflow processes
  • Chartered and managed two de-novo trust companies
 
PREVIOUS POSITIONS:
  • President and CEO, The Trust Company, N.A.
  • President, Ameritrust Texas, N.A.
  • EVP and Operations Manager, Mercantile National Bank
  • Manager, Commercial Loan Services and Cash Management, First Union National Bank
  • Systems Engineering and Technical Data Management, NASA
EDUCATION:
Duke University - BSE, Mechanical Engineering, 1969 and MBA, Finance, 1973 
                                     Contact Jim Kemp @ 214-987-3439 or