Bruce Blake Morgan, Jr.
4453 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas 66013
(816) 678-6713 /
bruceblake AT kaektech.com /
http://www.kaektech.com /

The Morgan Tartan

Founder, Cyclic and Collective, LLC
CNC is an open-sourced software project for creating financial market analysis tools based on multifractal geometry. Our headquarters are located on the World Wide Web at this link.

(see What we Do)

2002 Valley Bancshares, Inc., Roeland Park, KS $45MM Assets

  • Mechanic and Barkeeper, The Valley State Bank - September 2002 to Present
    • Proof operator, check printer, teller, records manager, data back-up manager, chocolatier, general handy-man.
  • Groundskeeper Willy, Roe Properties, LLC- September 2002 to Present
    • Landscape Aesthetician, assistant building manager, Eskimo.

2000 2002 UMB Financial Corporation, Kansas City, MO $7,867MM Assets

  • Commercial Loan Officer, UMB Bank, n.a. - October 2000 to August 2002
    • Responsible for commercial & industrial loan origination and portfolio maintenance focusing on small to medium sized enterprises. Portfolio size of $9.5 million, comprising 82 customer relationships.
  • Loan and Credit Administration , UMB Financial Corp. - July 2000 to October2000
    • Administration of the Loan Policy of the holding company to its various separately chartered banking subsidiaries. Included review and approval of loan requests above the internal lending limits of the banking subsidiaries, review of loan made under the authority of those subsidiaries and portfolio reviews of third party banks in conjunction with credit requests from those banks.

1996 2000 Bank of Blue Valley Overland Park, KS $280MM Assets

  • Commercial Loan Officer - December 1998 to May2000
    • Commercial & industrial loan origination and portfolio maintenance for a middle-market lender. Portfolio size of $13 15 million, comprising 240 250 customer relationships. Improved portfolio profitability through non-interest income while simultaneously reducing credit risk by culling poor quality credit customers. Enhanced profitability of quality customer relationships by expanding the depth and breadth of services delivered to those customers.
  • Credit Analyst - January 1998 to November 1998
    • Analysis of commercial loan customer financial statements, risk based loan portfolio analysis. Improved overall analysis function through information technology upgrades and subsequent productivity improvement, and increased consistency in relevance and quality of reporting.
  • Commercial Real Estate Loan Administrator - July 1996 to December 1997
    • Contact: Robert D. Regnier (913) 338-1000

1992 - 1996 Commerce Bank, N.A. Columbia, Missouri $9,030MM Assets

    Personal Banker
    Contact: Brett Daffron (816) 234-2000

Summer 1992 Finanical Careers, Inc.

    Temporary placement teller

1991 - 1992 Winterset State Bank Harrisonville, MO $25-40MM Assets:


1991 - 1992 Blockbuster Video

    Customer Service Representative

Summer 1991 Kansas City Life Insureance Co.

    File Room Intern

1990 - 1991 Hardee's

    L'il bit 'o' everything.


  • 2003 - 2004 University of Missouri Kansas City
    M.A. Candidate, Economics - Dismissed due to inadequate academic progress, December 2004
  • 2001 - 2003 University of Missouri Kansas City
    B.A., Economics
  • 1992 - 1996 University of Missouri - Columbia
    B.A. Candidate, Economics - incomplete
  • 1988 - 1992 Raytown South High School
    Newspaper (editorial page editor, cartoonist, reporter), Debate team, Science club, Science Honor Society, Amnesty International, Thespian Club, Weirdo
  • 1986 - 1988 Raytown South Middle School
  • 1978 - 1986 Southwood Elementary School
  • 1977 - 1978 Alpha Pre-school


American Institute of Banking: various continuing education courses
National Commercial Lending School: Commercial Lending, Financial Statement Analysis and Cash Flow workshops
Robert Morris & Associates: Detecting Problem Loans

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