Brad Spears is the Member Relationships Director for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. Spears is responsible for supervising a field staff of 10 relationship managers covering 13 states and over 1,300 members. He has been at the bank since 2005.
Spears joined FHLB of Des Moines from his position as a VP/Senior Portfolio Strategist at CNBS, LLC, a regional broker dealer located in Overland Park, KS, where he worked since February 1997. While at CNBS, he was directly responsible for managing client fixed income portfolios on a non-discretionary basis. He developed investment policies, formulated strategies, determined appropriate asset allocation and monitored client portfolios. Spears also conducted both economic and market research and presented the results to clients through original articles for publication and presentation to various audiences.
Spears holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas State University. Spears also previously held NASD series 7 and 66 registrations.