JeffKlumpCAMELS Consulting Group is pleased to announce the newest member of its advisory board, Jeff Klump, President, Principal and Founder of K4 Architecture + Design in Cincinnati, OH.

As the founding member of the K4 companies, Jeff is known as an innovator within the banking industry, leading banks to take a new approach to their branch and client service strategies. He brings his extensive knowledge of the entire built environment process, experience in the management of prototype roll-out programs, and commitment to serving clients which has made K4 Architecture + Design a leading provider of next-generation branch architecture and construction management services.

Jeff has more than 30 years of comprehensive architectural, and program and construction management experience specializing in financial markets and retail development.  He has led over 1,500 financial industry projects, including: branch transformation, prototype roll-outs, branch remodels, Main Office/Operation Centers, disaster recover, inline/end caps, addition, expansion, brand conversion, interiors/furniture and ATM/ITM implementation. Under Jeff’s leadership, K4 Architecture + Design has developed its “Branch Transformation” process which encompasses facilities, technology, and people in community bank designs.

“In addition to the experience and insights that Jeff brings to CAMELS’ advisory board, the philosophy by which he leads K4 Architecture + Design is a perfect complement to CAMELS’ own beliefs that to remain viable and retain their role as engines that drive the small business sector, community banks must be willing to innovate, integrate technology, and attract new generations while still  preserving their personal relationships, traditional core values and legacies,” said Ed Schmidt, President & CEO of CAMELS Consulting Group. “We are looking forward to the contributions that Jeff will make to our advisory board and to utilizing his tremendous knowledge and expertise to further develop solutions that will help community banks succeed.”