Scott Kellett

Columbia Office Information

720 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: (573) 874-8490

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Scott M. Kellett, J.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Scott began his trust and investment career as a Trust Administrative Officer at Boone County National Bank (an affiliate of Central Bancompany) from 1995 to 1999. Subsequently, he moved to Florida where his work ethic and record of success quickly led him into management at several banks and trust companies. He most recently served as the Regional President of Sabadell Bank and Trust.

Scott’s more than 20 years of experience includes private banking and wealth management, fiduciary oversight, sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions, investment portfolio management, compliance and audit, and trust administration.

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott is charged with overseeing a network of more than 100 investment and estate planning professionals in St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Jefferson City and Lake Ozark.

Education & Certifications

  • Juris Doctor, University of Missouri – Columbia Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in Economics, University of Missouri – Columbia

Interests & Activities

Scott is a member of the University of Missouri Dean’s Strategic Leadership Council. In 2009 and 2012 he was named the Champion “Gold” Financial Advisor and Financial Planner by the Naples Daily News in Florida. Originally from Sikeston, Missouri, Scott and his family now call Jefferson City home. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, boating and watching his children’s sporting events.

Our Columbia Team


Amber Myers, CTFA, CISP

Vice President & Relationship Manager

Arthur Blackman

Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Bryan Alee

Bryan Allee, J.D.

Executive Vice President & Chief Fiduciary Officer

Chris Harris, J.D., CPA

Assistant Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor

Chris Watkins, J.D.

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Dave Stepanek

Dave Stepanek

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Denny Lachcik, MBA

Vice President & Portfolio Manager

Beth Naylor, CTFA

Relationship Manager & Fiduciary Services

Greg Berg, CFA, CAIA, MBA

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager

John Bailey, CFP®

Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
John Stringer

John Stringer, CFP®, CTFA

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager

Julie Firmand, CRPP™, AIF®

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Kim Schwend

Kim Schwend, CISP

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
Scott Kellett

Scott M. Kellett, J.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Teresa Douglass

Teresa Douglass, J.D., LLM, CPA

Senior Vice President & Senior Fiduciary Officer