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UMB associates and teams earn 23 awards in 2018

In 2018, several UMB associates and teams were recognized by community organizations and industry publications.






As we close the books on 2018, we congratulate UMB associates recognized for professional and community activities by regional and industry publications and community organizations. Each associate was honored based on their exceptional contributions to UMB, the community, and in some cases, a combination of both.

Learn more about their professional success and community service below:

  1. ABA Banking Journal Marketing Video AwardUMB Financial Corporation
  2. ABA Community Commitment AwardsUMB Bank
  3. American Banker 25 Women to Watch – Dana Abraham, president of UMB Private Wealth Management
  4. AZ Business LeadersJim Patterson, president of UMB Bank Arizona
  5. BCA 10UMB Financial Corporation
  6. Black Health Care Coalition Health Equity Partner of the Year – UMB Bank
  7. CFA 40 under 40Michael Scholten, vice president, loan officer at Marquette Business Credit
  8. Colorado Biz Magazine CEO of the Year – Mariner Kemper, CEO of UMB Financial Corporation
  9. Colorado Business Committee for the Arts John Madden Jr. Leadership AwardMariner Kemper, CEO of UMB Financial Corporation
  10. Dallas 500 – Zach Fee, president of UMB Bank Regional Banking
  11. FIS Awards – UMB Fund Services
  12. Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Program – Justin Beets, senior vice president, business banking
  13. Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce ACE Award – Vanessa Sims, senior vice president, executive director, diversity and inclusion
  14. Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties Business of the Year Volunteering – UMB Fund Services Ogden
  15. Hedgeweek Best Liquid Alternatives ’40 Act Fund AdministratorUMB Fund Services
  16. HFM awards Fund Services Awards – UMB Fund Services
  17. Irving-Las Colins Chamber of Commerce Leadership Irving-Las Colinas – Everest Lau, business banking client manager
  18. Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces – UMB Fund Services Milwaukee
  19. Most Admired Companies – UMB Bank Phoenix
  20. National Federation of Municipal Analysts Contribution Award – Ginny Housum, senior vice president, workout specialist, distressed debt
  21. Phoenix Business Journal Healthiest Employers – UMB Bank Phoenix
  22. St. Louis Business Journal Healthiest Employers – UMB Bank St. Louis
  23. St. Michael’s Veterans Center Guardian Award – UMB Bank

Congratulations to these 2018 award winners, and thank you for your contributions to your communities and to UMB!

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