Director of Strategy and Investor Relations
Matt Needham has more than 15 years of experience in banking, strategy, accounting, investor relations, and investment banking. He served as a Senior Vice President with CrossFirst from 2010 to 2014 managing M&A, capital markets, and strategic development work for the Company. Mr. Needham rejoined the Company as Director of Strategy and Investor Relations in 2018. He previously served as Deputy Bank Commissioner for the State of Kansas and has sat on several bank boards. Mr. Needham has also provided assurance and advisory services with Ernst & Young and led strategic development for Compass Minerals International, Inc. Mr. Needham holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Baker University and an MBA from Wake Forest University. Mr. Needham is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado University – Boulder, has obtained a Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is Certified Public Accountant.