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Tradebot Board Member Dave Cummings
Dave Cummings Owner & Chairman of the Board
Dave Cummings is the owner of Tradebot Systems and Tradebot Ventures. Tradebot uses computer algorithms to provide liquidity to the stock market. Dave started Tradebot in 1999 out of a spare bedroom with a $10,000 investment. Some days Tradebot accounts for 5% of the total U.S. stock market volume. In 2008, Dave started Tradebot Ventures to help Kansas City build the next generation of high-growth technology companies. Dave is the founder and former CEO of BATS Trading. Since its start in 2005, BATS grew to become the 3rd largest stock market in America, providing competition to NASDAQ and the NYSE. BATS expanded to also become the largest market in Europe.

Dave holds a degree in Computer & Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. He is a life-long member of Platte Woods Methodist church. He lives in Parkville, Missouri with his wife and two kids.
Tradebot Board Member Eric Boles
Eric Boles President & CEO
Eric Boles is a chronic puzzler who leads Tradebot's trading initiatives across all asset classes and geographies. Eric joined Tradebot's Board of Directors in 2008. Before coming to Tradebot in 2002, Eric was the Vice President of Operations at BizSpace, an Internet publishing company. He holds a master's degree from Yale University in Literary Theory, and bachelors degrees in both Biblical Languages and Theology from Ozark Christian College.

He is an avid bike rider, who also loves playing with his two kids, and helping his wife lead the disability ministry at their church. His family lives in Shawnee, Kansas.
Tradebot Board Member Jennifer Tomlinson
Jennifer Tomlinson, CPA Treasurer & Director of Human Resources
Jennifer Tomlinson began her career at Tradebot as the Assistant Controller of Tradebot Systems. Jennifer joined Tradebot's Board of Directors in 2013. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the AICPA and the Missouri Society of CPAs. Jennifer was previously with KPMG as an audit Associate. She was promoted to Senior Associate and ran the audit engagement for an SEC client. During this time she was involved with multiple acquisitions, as well as working on various due diligence teams.

Jennifer graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor's and Master's of Accountancy. When Jennifer is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and cheering for the Tigers. Jennifer lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with her husband and two children.
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