Q&A with Uma Wilson and Jim Rine: Career Growth Turns into National Recognition
In May 2019, American Banker awarded 15 women a place in their inaugural Most Powerful Women in Banking: Next class and Uma Wilson, EVP, Product Management, was one of the honorees. The award recognizes women age 40 and under in the banking industry who have already made significant accomplishments and are poised to continue growing their leadership, influence and impact. Below, Uma shares some thoughts on her career path so far and Jim Rine, President & CEO of UMB Bank, provides insight into some of the items he believes have contributed to Uma’s success.
Giving back to preserve and promote a president’s legacy
The Harry S. Truman Library & Museum is special to Jim Rine, president and CEO of UMB Bank. It was a part of his high school experience and remains an important part of his personal and professional life today. Read more to see how Jim is supporting one of our community’s historic landmarks.
Expanding youth financial education program: School of Economics adds downtown location
UMB Financial Corporation recently announced it will work with School of Economics to expand to downtown Kansas City. The additional location will provide interactive, financial education programs to another 12,000 Kansas City-area students with an emphasis on reaching under-served schools. UMB Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Rine shares details about the nonprofit and new school that will be located inside UMB’s 928 Grand Blvd building.
Life lessons learned in high school: Losing is part of winning
Jim Rine, Chief Executive Officer of UMB Bank, n.a. , shares his insights for pushing through difficult times and never giving up. He recently shared his story with the Kansas City Business Journal.