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Board of Trustees

Keith Thompson, Vice Chair

Keith is a senior portfolio manager and managing director for U.S. Bank Asset Management Group in Spokane, covering Central and Eastern Washington and the Northern Idaho markets. He joined the firm in 1990 and has more than 33 years of financial industry experience. As senior portfolio manager, Keith manages over $500 million of investments for institutions and high net worth clients. As managing director, he manages a team of five other portfolio managers in Spokane and Boise. Prior to joining the firm, Keith was an investment advisor with Kidder Peabody in Seattle for eight years. He also owned and operated a general aviation business and was a Naval Aviator and Lockheed P-3 aircraft commander in the U.S. Navy. Keith received a B.A. from Central Washington University in 1970. He served on the board of the Central Washington University Foundation for seven years. He was a chair of that board. In 2006 Keith was appointed by the Washington State governor to Central’s Board of Trustees. He is currently serving as vice chair.