Staff & Banking Board

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Tim Kemp

Acting Bank Commissioner
Deputy Bank Commissioner


Tim Kemp joined the Office of the State Bank Commissioner in 2001. In addition to his current role as Deputy Bank Commissioner, Tim has served the agency in many capacities including Director of Examinations, Review Examiner, and as a Bank Examiner. As an examiner, he specialized in examination management, operations and loan review.

Originally from Pretty Prairie, Kansas, Tim enjoys a strong connection to agriculture. He helped on the family farm growing up and operated a large family farm and ranch in Butler and Reno counties. His ag operations included dryland and irrigated crops, a cow/calf operation and stockers. Tim’s children and family continue to be involved in agriculture.

Tim received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in economics from Bethel College, and attended Kansas State University. He is a graduate of the Colorado Graduate School of Banking.

In addition to his OSBC and agriculture production experience, Tim previously served as a district aide to former Congressman Dan Glickman.

Banking Board:


Chairman, Casey Lair, First Neodesha Bank, Neodesha
Neal Bernauer, Fredonia
Frank Carson III, Carson Bank, Mulvane
Kurt Knutson, Freedom Bank, Overland Park
Irvin D. Mitchell, Wilson
Norman Pishny, Bucyrus
Brian Weisel, Salina
Leonard R. Wolfe, Marysville