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Reality TV vs. reality—America is watching President Trump

Reality TV has become very popular. Apparently we enjoy watching people be voted off the island, search for love and get fired on national television. Included in this group is President Trump, who was the host of “The Apprentice” for a number of years. However, since the January inauguration, President Trump is now faced with… Read More →

Trumponomics vs. Reaganomics: No repeating and no rhyming

Trump
by in Blogs

Mark Twain said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Will this be the case for our new administration? President Trump has outlined his pro-growth initiatives to stimulate the economy, and he has clearly taken a page out of former President Ronald Reagan’s play book. Reagan’s campaign focused on fiscal stimulus, lower taxes, less… Read More →

UMB Bank hires new corporate trust team in Phoenix

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UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), added a new Corporate Trust team in Phoenix. Brenda Black joins UMB as senior vice president, along with Carla Wallace as vice president. “We are excited to have Brenda and Carla spearhead the Corporate Trust team in Phoenix,” said Austin Braithwait, executive vice president, managing director Corporate… Read More →

Three tips for agriculture producers to push through 2017

by in AZ Business Magazine

For those of us in the agriculture business, it’s no secret that 2015 and 2016 were challenging years. Maybe some of the most challenging we’ve seen in quite some time. And truth be told, 2017 is looking like it will follow suit. In an industry known for its optimism, you would be hard-pressed to find… Read More →

UMB Bank adds Lana Harris as vice president

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking

UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), announces it has hired Lana Harris as vice president of commercial business development. In her role, she is responsible for leading business development activities while supporting clients and associates. Harris has more than six years of business development experience in the construction industry. Prior to joining UMB,… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: UMB Bank

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UMB Bank Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Jim Patterson, CEO of UMB Bank Arizona What it does: Provides a comprehensive suite of banking products and services. Admirable quality: Patterson has been CEO of UMB in Arizona since 2009. During that time, he has helped the region become one of the largest in… Read More →

Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club raises more than $425K for nonprofits

Brokers for Kids

Children’s charity supporter, Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club raised more than $425,000 through its fundraising and events last year. The money raised was divided between many local charities, including Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona, Care Fund, Playworks, Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. “It’s exciting to be part of an organization… Read More →

UMB Bank expands team in Phoenix

UMB Bank, n.a., a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), has announced several promotions and new hires to its team in Phoenix. Frank Gorman and John Damiris have been promoted to commercial banking team leads, and Kevin Herbst was promoted to business banking team lead. Joseph Ponce has been hired as a private banking client… Read More →

Interest rates create uncertainty in CRE financing

Construction Projects, AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Looking at the commercial real estate financing industry is like looking at statistics: There can be several different interpretations. If you look at the numbers from 2015, commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $503.8 billion in loans, according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Those numbers were 26 percent higher than 2014.… Read More →

UMB Bank expands CRE team in Phoenix

Arizona Commercial Real Estate Development
by in AZRE Magazine

UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), expanded its commercial real estate team in key markets including Kansas City, Fort Worth, Phoenix, St. Louis and Denver. During the past 18 months, UMB has heightened its presence and lending efforts in the commercial real estate industry, starting with the hire of Cydney Gurgens… Read More →

UMB Bank ranks among nation’s top farm lenders

Shamrock Farms

The American Bankers Association recently released its Top 100 Farm Lenders by Dollar Volume for Q3 2015 and UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), is ranked No. 33 on the list. The rankings are based off information from FDIC data in Q3 2015 and loans within the Agricultural and Farmland FRB Codes.… Read More →

Meet Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2015

Each year, Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ chooses 40 companies as winners of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards. A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday September 10, 2015 to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az… Read More →

Crowd honors Arizona’s Most Admired Companies

A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. “When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az Business magazine and our partner, BestCompaniesAZ, was to recognize those companies that excel in workplace culture, social responsibility,… Read More →

UMB Bank promotes Ashley Hawkins in Phoenix

UMB Bank, n.a., a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation, has announced that it has promoted Ashley Hawkins to client relationship manager in Phoenix. In her new role, Hawkins is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with clients and leading the bank’s consumer sales efforts. Hawkins has more than five years of experience in the financial… Read More →