UMB hires Richard Ziegner as director of healthcare banking

UMB Bank, n.a., a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), announced that it has hired Richard Ziegner as executive vice president and director of healthcare banking. Ziegner is responsible for leading the bank’s efforts in the healthcare sector and providing capital and financial solutions to healthcare providers.

Ziegner has more than 20 years of financial and healthcare banking and consulting experience. Prior to his new role at UMB, he was senior vice president and regional manager in the healthcare financial services and commercial banking segments at Wells Fargo.

“Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to UMB with more than two decades of experience in the financial services, consulting and healthcare lending areas,” said Pat Thelen executive vice president of treasury management, capital markets and international banking at UMB Bank. “We are excited to have him join our team and provide strategic leadership in healthcare banking.”

Ziegner graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from Northern Arizona University. Ziegner is active in the community having served on several nonprofit boards, including First Choice Community Healthcare, Inc., and Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation.