UMB Promotes Eric Kelley as New CIO

Chief Investment Officer for UMB Bank, Eric Kelley. Photo Credit: UMB

Posted November 29, 2023

UMB Bank has announced Eric Kelley as UMB’s new chief investment officer.

Since July, Kelley has been working as interim CIO. Now, Kelley will oversee the company’s private wealth management investment team which includes a new portfolio construction team, identifying personalized investment opportunities for clients.

Kelley has served UMB for more than 25 years, serving as the head of investment research for the past 12 years.

“Since stepping in this summer, Eric has embraced this opportunity and proven to be an excellent fit for the role,” president of private wealth management at UMB Nikki Newton said. “His expertise and experience, along with his ability to skillfully navigate and effectively manage different customer and industry challenges, make him the ideal person for this role.”