Robert E. Kafafian

President & CEO

Email: rkafafian@kafafiangroup.com
Phone: 973-299-0300 x106

Mr. Kafafian is President and CEO of TKG. For the past 40 years he has consulted with and advised more than 500 financial institutions in over forty states. Instrumental in the design and development of a nationally established bank profitability software product, Mr. Kafafian is recognized as a leader in the performance measurement field of the banking industry.

A frequent writer and speaker on a variety of banking subjects, Mr. Kafafian teaches at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking, the AMIfs Institute, America’s Community Bankers Center for Financial Studies, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, the American Bankers Association’s School of Bank Marketing and Management, the Maryland Bankers Association’s Advanced School of Bank Management, the New York Bankers’ Association Management School for Career Development and the New Jersey Bankers Association’s Data Processing School.

His previous positions include: Controller, First National State Bancorporation (now Wells Fargo & Company); Director of Budgeting and Profit Planning, United Jersey Bank (now Bank of America Corporation); Vice President, Bradford Trust Company (now Bank of New York Mellon Corporation); President & CEO, The Q Group, Inc. (merged with Hopper Soliday & Co./Tucker Anthony Sutro Capital Markets); President-Consulting Services and Managing Director-Investment Banking, Tucker Anthony Sutro Capital Markets (now RBC Capital Markets).

Mr. Kafafian received his B.A. in Business/Economics from Moravian College, and his MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is Past President of the Board of Directors of the Association for Management Information in Financial Services (AMIfs), a member of the Financial Managers Society Strategic Issues Council, and is an active Board member of a number of other corporations, professional, community, and academic organizations. Additionally, Mr. Kafafian has written a book, published by AMIfs titled, Keys to Community Bank Success: Utilizing Management Information to Make Informed Decisions.

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