News Media

Welcome to News Media, where you can connect to major news stories about or featuring UMB. Select from our list below to view past and present coverage.

Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper talks about the importance of company leaders thinking like entrepreneurs with the Kansas City Business Journal (pdf)
Kemper highlights the common values entrepreneurs bring to the table.

UMB Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Mike Jackson talks about the need for top IT talent in banking with the Kansas City Business Journal (pdf)
Jackson discusses the future of banking technology and the need for top IT talent in the industry.

Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper talks about UMB's Texas expansion with the Dallas Business Journal (pdf)
Kemper highlights what sets UMB apart, our business loan process and why the company is expanding to Dallas.

Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper talks about his career history and UMB's business approach with the Kansas City Business Journal (pdf)
Kemper discusses his journey from reviewing credit card applications at UMB as a teenager to leading the bank into its 100-year anniversary and also provides an inside look at the bank's legacy, family history and plans for the future.

CEO Mariner Kemper and CFO Michael Hagedorn discuss UMB's history and growth with American Banker (pdf)
Kemper and Hagedorn share information about UMB's 100-year anniversary, the corporate culture and the company's successful business model.

Watch UMB's COO Peter deSilva provide progress report on making Kansas City America's Most Entrepreneurial City ‡
The KCPT "Local Show" gathered key decision makers from each of the Big 5 initiatives to find out how much progress has been made.

UMB's Chariman and CEO Mariner Kemper discusses moving America Forward (pdf)
Kemper emphasizes the need to emerge from the crippling financial crisis mentality.

Watch UMB's Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper discuss increased lending despite tepid demand on Fox Business
Kemper discusses UMB Bank’s outlook and the impact of low interest rates and regulations on the financial sector and consumers, May 30, 2012.

Watch UMB's Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper discuss the keys to robust growth
Kemper discusses breaks down the keys to robust growth, February 24, 2012.

Read UMB's CFO Mike Hagedorn discuss how to make mergers and acquisitions safer
Hagedorn contributes to an article discussing four ways companies can mitigate some of the largest risks of acquiring another business, February 2012.

Watch UMB's Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper discuss "Too Big to Fail"
Kemper discusses how "too big to fail" legislation will impact smaller banks, May 5, 2011.

Watch UMB's Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper discuss big money in regional banks
Kemper discusses how UMB followed the motto of "acting like an owner" to maintain a strong balance sheet by focusing on revenue and low cost deposits, May 31, 2011.

Watch UMB’s Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper discuss regulatory reform on CNBC
Kemper discusses regulatory reform and the affect it will have on regional banks as well as the global economy, May 20, 2010.

Watch UMB’s COO Peter deSilva on Fox Business
deSilva discusses the impact of regulatory reform on mutual fund industry, May 13, 2010.

UMB Receives Congressional Acclaim (pdf)
UMB was recognized by Congressman Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee for being named the highest-rated bank in the continental United States.

Forbes Ranks UMB Best Bank in Continental United States, January 18, 2010 ‡
UMB has been ranked the best bank in the continental United States (second-best bank in the nation) by "Forbes" in a study in conjunction with SNL Financial.