Scott Boswell is president and chief executive officer of Commerce Trust Company’s West Region. He has oversight of all Commerce Trust lines of business, including private client, private banking, and institutional services. He also serves as the companywide head of the institutional services and corporate trust business lines. Scott joined Commerce Trust as managing director in Kansas City in January 2007. With more than 30 years of investment management experience, Scott has strong practical knowhow in developing and offering innovative financial solutions. Scott began his career at Aetna Capital Management in 1986. Four years later, he joined New York Life Asset Management, where he continued his work in institutional sales. In 1994, Scott joined a predecessor of Bank of America, where he progressed through a variety of key client service, marketing, and consultant relations assignments, ultimately becoming the managing director of the institutional investment management business. In 2002, Scott left Bank of America and acquired a predecessor that ultimately became eBridge Solutions, a company providing global software solutions for supply chain management. He served as president and chief executive officer. Scott completed the sale of the company and returned to the financial services industry with Commerce Trust. He holds a master of business administration degree from University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College. In addition to his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, he is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist. He holds or has held leadership roles on a variety of charitable and industry boards, including president of the Boy Scouts of America-Heart of America Council, president of the board for the Grammy award winning The Kansas City Chorale, distinguished director and past chairman of the board for the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, member of the board and executive committee of St. Luke’s Health System Foundation, director of The American Royal, member of the board of trustees of University of Missouri – Kansas City, and past trustee of Westminster College.