UMB Bank, n.a., of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF), announced that Robert Faver has been promoted to president of UMB’s Arizona region. In this role, he is responsible for leading the UMB commercial banking team in Arizona, building long-term client relationships and targeting new business relationships in the community.
Faver brings to this position 19 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to this position, he was senior vice president and chief credit officer at UMB. Before joining UMB, Faver was employed with M&I Bank in Phoenix, Ariz., where he served as vice president of commercial banking for 14 years.
“We are pleased to have someone of Robert’s caliber in this position,” said Jim Patterson, chairman and chief executive officer of UMB’s Arizona region. “He has been an outstanding performer and leader in our bank, and he brings invaluable experience, integrity and expertise to this expanded role.”
Faver earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in business administration from Arizona State University. He is a member of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.