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Meet Our Team

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Lewis N. "Lew" Lester, Sr.

Chief Executive Officer

llester@cucmsllc.com

678-960-2902

Lewis N. (Lew) Lester, Sr. is the Chairman & CEO of CMS. Mr. Lester has been in the Financial & Securities Industry since 1987 and has extensive experience in Broker/Dealer Operations, Institutional and Retail Brokerage, Corporate Finance, Fund Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Planning. Mr. Lester oversees the strategic direction of CMS, as well as the implementation, evaluation and supervision of all strategic development, day to day operations and personnel including Financial Analyst, Strategist, Legal,  Compliance, and Support staff.

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William "Bill" Colvin

General Counsel

bcolvin@cucmsllc.com
913-402-2623

Bill Colvin serves as General Counsel for CU Capital Market Solutions. Since 2000, Bill has worked with community banks, together with state and federal regulatory agencies, in the development of innovative deposit products and delivery systems. Bill has a wide-range of experience in constructing in-house policies and procedures for banks and consulting companies; creating intellectual property strategies; and drafting various types of service agreements, disclosure statements, and third-party contracts relative to banking products and services. Bill has an extensive background in complex issues involving anti-money laundering procedures relative to remote deposit transactions; financial derivatives securitized by certificates of deposit; brokered/ non-brokered designations for wholesale deposit transaction systems; and accurate disclosures under the Truth in Savings Act applicable to market-linked certificates of deposit. Bill received his juris doctorate degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1989, and is admitted to practice in Kansas, Missouri, and the United States Supreme Court.

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William “Bill” King

Loan Specialist & Funding

bking@cucmsllc.com

678-960-2912

Bill King coordinates the CMS Loan Desk, including USDA, SBA, Commercial, Consumer and Loan Participations. He works with credit union clients nationwide that are seeking Loans, Strategic Assets, Funding and Secondary Capital to help maximize earnings and facilitate growth. Bill brings over twenty years of investment and capital markets experience to CMS. Prior to CMS, Bill was a Managing Director at JPMorgan where he served financial institutions and high net worth clients.

 

Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of South Carolina.

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Ryan Enright

Capital Markets & Funding

renright@cucmsllc.com

913-402-2609

Ryan Enright is directly responsible for implementing fixed-income strategies with CMS clients. Ryan works with clients to make certain they have the necessary tools to manage their portfolios as well as educates them on relevant topics and regulatory changes. Ryan has over fifteen years’ experience selling fixed-income products. His experience includes wholesale and retail sales with MetLife Investors and QP Financial Services.

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Robert "Bob" Colvin

President and Chief Strategist

rcolvin@cucmsllc.com
913-402-2616

Bob Colvin is CMS’s President & Chief Strategist. He authored the Risk Analytics Interest Rate Risk Management Report and Balance Sheet Management software, one of the top A/L management tools available to Community Financial Institutions today. He created the “Index Powered® CD,” an equity-linked CD program for Community Financial Institutions. He created the “eTN®” an electronic transaction network for wholesale banking transactions and more recently created the Capital Market CD (CMCD), the first securitized CD program in America. Mr. Colvin has taught at the Madison Graduate School of Banking, provided training for bank examiners both nationally and at the state level and is a frequent industry speaker on balance sheet management issues for community banks.

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Reade Fors, CFA

Senior Risk Analyst

rfors@cucmsllc.com

913-402-2606

Reade Fors is a Senior Risk Analyst with CMS. Reade is responsible for coordinating, integrating and ensuring timely and accurate delivery of the firm’s risk reporting products. He coordinates and performs interest rate risk analysis as well as monthly portfolio reporting for clients and assists in client relationship management.  Reade works closely with the Client Strategies Group, providing research and analytical support for evaluating different strategic opportunities available to clients.

 

Reade has a Bachelor of Science in Management degree in Finance and a Master of Finance degree both from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.
 

Reade is a CFA charterholder.

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Daniel Skehan

Capital Markets & Funding

dskehan@cucmsllc.com

678-960-2917

Daniel specializes in the areas of Funding, Strategic Assets, Loans and Secondary Capital to provide growth and maximized earnings to CMS clients and members. Funding Solutions includes term, overnight, member and non-member deposits.  His knowledge of interest rate risk and asset/liability management complements the understanding of the integral relationship of liabilities and assets.

Daniel has Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Culverhouse School of Business at the University of Alabama, and was also a member of the Alabama 2018 College Football National Championship Team.

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Lisa Morgan

Accounting & Human Resources

lmorgan@cucmsllc.com

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Lisa Morgan is the head of the Accounting and Human Resources for CMS. Over thirty years’ experience in all areas of accounting to include knowledge of defined contribution record keeping, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, corporate financials and all ares of human resources.  Her financial experience includes multiple areas of business for both C-Corp and S-Corp structures.


Mrs. Morgan has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting with a Minor in Psychology from Presbyterian College.