Commerce Trust Company
WICHITA – Aug. 20, 2019– Commerce Trust Company Regional Executive Eric Ireland, J.D., today announced the appointment of Richard B. Chambers, J.D., LL.M., as a Wealth Management Consultant to the trust and wealth management team of the Wichita and South Central Kansas Regions office.
Chambers will use his extensive investment, trust and estate, and tax management experience as a business development officer to help new high-net-worth clients build their wealth and meet their financial goals. He brings more than two decades of financial industry and legal experience to the position. He will report to Ireland, Executive Vice President for the Wichita wealth management group.
“Richard is recognized as a true client advocate who has already earned his reputation as a prominent financial advisor to many wealthy clients in the area,” said Ireland. “His wide-ranging professional credentials are, quite frankly, hard to find in a single individual. Prospects and soon-to-be clients will like what they see in Richard’s keen ability to help them reach their financial objectives.”
Chambers most recently served as Senior Vice President for the U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management group for nearly a decade. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President and Manager of the Trust and Investment Management Divisions of Central Bank and Trust Co., Hutchinson, Kan., and held key relationship management positions at NationsBank, Boatmen’s National Bank, and BANK IV, giving him a unique perspective on the needs of investment management clients in this market. Chambers holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in economics from the University of Oklahoma, his law degree from the University of Kansas, and a Master of Laws in Taxation
from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. (Note: Chambers does not practice law or provide tax advice for CTC.)
Locally, Chambers is either a member or past member of several community organizations, including the boards of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and the Wichita Estate Planning Council.
COMMERCE TRUST COMPANY
Commerce Trust Company, founded in 1906, is a specialized division of Commerce Bank, solely focused on wealth management, investments