Presenting at the 2023 Fall Directors and Managers Conference: Brad Spears

Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines

Brad Spears is, Member Relationships Director for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. Brad is responsible for supervising a field staff of 10 relationship managers covering 13 states and over 1,300 members and has been at the bank since 2005. 

Brad came to the 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. He had worked at CNBS 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. Brad also conducted both economic and market research and presented the results to clients through original articles for publication and presentation to various audiences.  

Brad earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Ks.Mr. Spears also previously held NASD series 7 and 66 registrations, which have since expired.