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One of the best resources available to Bank of Blue Valley customers is the staff at each of our five convenient locations. Our personal bankers, business bankers, mortgage lenders and wealth management team members all have the same goal – to help you in any way possible. Filter through our bank staff by location or department to find the Bank of Blue Valley staff member who can best help with your needs!
Senior Vice President, Wealth ManagementLocation: Leawood Banking Center Division: Private Banking Get in touch with me
Todd joined Bank of Blue Valley in 2016 to lead our Wealth Management division. With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Todd oversees our financial professionals in providing Private Banking solutions, comprehensive Financial Planning, and Investment Management strategies for our customers.
Todd is a graduate of Pittsburg State University and enjoys golf, fly fishing, and pursuing outdoor activities. Todd and his wife, Maggie, make their home in Lawrence, KS with their two children, Lee and Madeline.
Vice President, Portfolio ManagerLocation: Leawood Banking Center Division: Private Banking Get in touch with me
Ray has been with Bank of Blue Valley since 2016. As Senior Portfolio Manager, he works with the rest of the Wealth Management team to develop and execute investment strategies that fit our client’s goals and needs. Ray is a 2006 graduate of Brigham Young University - Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Finance.
When he’s not at work, Ray enjoys spending time with his wife, Ingrid, and their three young children – there are not a lot of quiet moments in their Overland Park home. Ray also volunteers his time with the Boy Scouts of America as Scoutmaster for Troop 786 in Stanley, KS. He’s a KU Basketball fan and enjoys rooting for all the local KC teams!
Vice President, Wealth AdvisorLocation: Leawood Banking Center Division: Private Banking Get in touch with me
Mercedes joined Bank of Blue Valley in 2016 as a Wealth Advisor. He likes to build collaborative partnerships in an effort to present the whole bank to his clients. He said, “I liken what I do to being the CFO for your family, helping them build a financial plan for their wealth. My approach to planning is centered around learning what their personal goals are, the “why” behind their goals and what’s important to them. From there, I collaborate with our wealth team to ensure our clients can achieve their goals!”
Outside of Bank of Blue Valley, Mercedes stays busy volunteering and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Shayne, live in Overland Park and have two daughters, Samone and Eden. He is a member of the 2017 Centurions Leadership Program through the Greater Kansas City Chamber and serves on the Board of Connections To Success which helps people become economically independent and break the cycle of poverty. He is actively involved in his church, he enjoys reading, golfing, traveling and he’s freakishly good on a pair of roller skates!
Jacque Kijowski NMLS#586625
Vice President, Private BankingLocation: Overland Park Banking Center and Corporate Headquarters Division: Private Banking Get in touch with me
As Vice President of Private Banking, Jacque works with Private Banking clients to implement timely and creative deposit and lending solutions. Jacque has worked at Bank of Blue Valley since 2004, and brings an assortment of skills and leadership to the Private Banking Division.
In addition to her role at the bank, Jacque stays very busy attending the sporting events and other extracurricular activities of her 14 nieces and nephews. When she isn’t spending time with her family, Jacque also enjoys biking, playing volleyball and traveling to the Caribbean. You will also find Jacque rooting for Kansas State University’s sports teams, as she graduated from K-State in 2002 with a B.S. in Family Studies and Human Services with an emphasis in Personal Financial Planning.