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Tradebot Board Member Dave Cummings
Dave Cummings Chairman & CEO
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 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.
Tradebot Board Member Eric Buer
Eric Buer Vice President & CFO
Eric Buer joined Tradebot in 2009. As CFO, Buer is responsible for overall financial management of the company, its financial reporting, and planning. He also manages the Tradebot Ventures and Tradebot Properties teams and investments. Buer was previously with KPMG in the Audit practice. He served as a lead Senior on several public and private clients. Buer graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa with a BS in Accounting and Management. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and both the Kansas and Missouri Society of CPAs.

When Eric is not working he enjoys teaching his girls how to ride motorcycles, spending time on the water at the Lake and snowboarding. He resides in Olathe, Kansas, with his wife and daughters.
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