Kenneth G. Wagers, MT
Vice President, Client Information Service
Mr. Kenneth Wagers is the Vice President of Client Information Services based in Kelmar’s Colorado office. Mr. Wagers holds a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Accounting from the College of Idaho. Mr. Wagers’ unclaimed property experience dates back to 1987 when he began developing automated unclaimed property reporting systems. Since that time, Mr. Wagers has spent the majority of his career working collaboratively with nearly every state, focusing on system implementations, integration, and best practices. In 2017, Mr. Wagers received the NAUPA Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor presented by the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) to individuals in the unclaimed property arena.
Mr. Wagers joined Kelmar in 2012 and, prior to his current role, held the position of Managing Director leading the KAPS® division. As Vice President of Client Information Services, Mr. Wagers is responsible for the management, development, and delivery of this next generation unclaimed property management system to state governments. Collaborating extensively with Kelmar’s reporting and processing team, he continues to innovate by incorporating new features and modules into KAPS® to address identified needs of our clients.
- Experience in the field of Unclaimed Property since 1987
- Oversees delivery of software solutions and client support services for KAPS® customers nationwide
- Successfully implemented the management systems for 43 unclaimed property programs in the US and Canada
- 2017 NAUPA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
Prior Unclaimed Property Experience
Prior to joining Kelmar, Mr. Wagers was a Senior Vice President with Xerox Unclaimed Property Clearinghouse (now Conduent) where he was responsible for the development and delivery of unclaimed property systems offerings for eight years. Before that time, Mr. Wagers founded and was President and Owner of Wagers & Associates, Inc. for 15 years, building the first commercial system responsible for managing unclaimed property reports for states. Mr. Wagers created and implemented the unclaimed property reporting systems currently utilized by agencies across the United States and Canada. He served on the committee that developed the NAUPA II reporting standard and is a regular contributor at industry conferences.