Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer
UMB Financial Corporation
Mariner Kemper is chairman, president and chief executive
officer for UMB Financial Corporation. He has been with the
company for more than 20 years and has served many roles
including president of UMB Bank Colorado, n.a. and executive
vice president of UMB Financial Corporation. He has been in
his current role since May 2004.
In 2013 Kemper was recognized by Forbes as 'America's 7th
Most Powerful CEO 40 and Under.' He also was honored by
American Banker as its Community Banker of the Year in 2008.
Company Facts: As of December 31, 2017
• UMB Financial Corporation total revenue is $982.5 million and
total assets under management are $14.8 billion as of year
• Average loan balances in 2017 increased 8.5 percent and stood
at $10.8 billion at year end.
• Net interest income increased by 12.8 percent compared to
2016, driven by benefits from higher short-term interest rates,
favorable pricing and increased loan balances.
• UMB Bank received the No. 1 ranking in market share of
deposits in Kansas City with $11.07 billion as of June 30, 2017.
• Denver Art Museum, trustee and executive committee member
• Kansas City American Royal, executive committee and board member,
• National Jewish Health, board trustee
• Boy Scouts of America Denver Area Council, board member
Kemper is a resource for local, regional and national media. He has
appeared as a special guest on Fox Business, CNBC and Bloomberg
Radio. He has also been a featured columnist in the Kansas City, St.
Louis, Denver and Springfield Business Journals. Additionally, Kemper
and UMB have been featured in banking and finance articles for the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, SmartMoney and Reuters, among
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