David L. Kemp

President
Bankers Management, Inc.

David L. Kemp is president of Bankers Management, Inc. (BMI), formerly The Management Group. BMI is a nationally recognized company in financial services training and bank consulting. Prior to forming BMI, he served as vice president and director of Credit Services for Cannon Lending Schools.

Kemp has more than 40 years of management experience in consulting, training credit administration, and new business development. Before joining Cannon, hewas vice president of Corporate Finance with Citicorp North America. He was responsible for Marketing Investment and Commercial Banking Services throughout the Southeast. His areas of expertise include commercial lending, consumer lending, portfolio management, real estate lending, workouts, and director responsibilities. While with Citicorp, Kemp was assigned to serve as senior credit officer, specializing in financing retail companies. He managed a workout process that saved more than $20 million in planned charge-offs.

Prior to joining Citicorp, Kemp was a branch manager and commercial lender for First National Bank of Atlanta and Citizens and Southern National Bank. In additional to his banking background, he served as a consultant to small businesses in the area of finance, operations, marketing, and sales.

Kemp serves as a visiting professor and guest lecturer to many colleges and universities. He also serves as a board of director for Morris Brown College. He is past chairman of the Downtown Development Authority (City of Atlanta’s board that owned the Underground Atlanta Project.) He is also past president of the Atlanta Urban Bankers Association.