Thomas Kelso - Chairman

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:40 pm

Thomas Kelso was originally appointed Chairman of the Maryland Stadium Authority by Governor Larry Hogan, Jr. in March 2015 and he was reappointed by Governor Hogan in July 2018 and again in July 2022.

Mr. Kelso is President of Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc., a leading mid-market independent investment bank.  In addition, Mr. Kelso serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer as well as Head of Matrix’s Corporate Recovery Group.  Mr. Kelso is a FINRA licensed registered representative and holds Series 79, 63, 24 & 99 securities licenses. Prior to becoming President, Mr. Kelso was a Managing Director and Head of Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Retail Group which he created. 

Mr. Kelso was previously on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Public Policy Institute and served as its chairman from 2009-2013 and he was on the Board of Trustees at The John Carroll School and served as its chairman from 2007-2009.  Additionally, he served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Foundation For the Preservation of Government House Maryland.  Mr. Kelso and his wife, Dori Bishop, founded the Kelso Bishop Family Foundation to pursue their philanthropic efforts primarily in education and behavioral health. 

A native Marylander, Mr. Kelso and his wife now live in Phoenix, Maryland.

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