Chair - Board of Trustees
Chair - Actuarial Subcommittee
Member - Investment Committee
David Harris is the current Chair of the KRS Board of Trustees. Mr. Harris also serves as the Chair of the KRS Actuarial Subcommittee and is a member of the KRS Investment Committee. He was originally appointed to the KRS Board by Governor Bevin in June 2016.
Mr. Harris is the Chief Executive Officer of MCF Advisors, a Kentucky-based investment management firm. MCF serves clients through two divisions: Wealth Management (individuals, families and business owners) and Institutional (retirement plans - 401k, deferred compensation and defined benefit; endowments, health benefit trust and corporations). MCF is a Registered Investment Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In addition to his KRS Board of Trustees service, Mr. Harris is currently on the Board of Directors of Lexington Christian Academy, Inc. and Armstrong Energy, Inc. Mr. Harris has served many other organizations throughout Kentucky and Nationally as well, including the American Diabetes Association; Isaiah House Ministries; God's Pantry; National Financial Partners; Lighthouse Ministries; National Association of Plan Advisors; the Foundation for Better Communities; and as Chairman of Seven Stones Farm.
Mr. Harris received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Finance from the University of Illinois, then began his financial services career as a commodity trader on the Chicago Exchanges. In 1985, he became a Vice President of Integrated Resource, Inc., an investment banking firm located in New York City. He founded MidSouth Capital Asset Management, LLC in 1989, a company that provided investment management services to retirement plans, individuals, their families and businesses. Mr. Harris served as MidSouth Capital's CEO until the company was acquired by a community bank in 2000. Mr. Harris joined MCF Advisors as Senior Partner in 2004.