UMB Bank promotes 2 senior leaders

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp. promoted Dominic Karaba to president of commercial banking and Uma Wilson to chief information and product officer.


Both have decades of experience in banking and financial services. Karaba has more than 27 years of experience in business banking. He has been with UMB since 2013. Karaba has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Wash., and a graduate degree in banking and bank leadership from Pacific Coast Graduate School of Banking, Bellevue, Wash. 

“(Karaba’s) ability to lead multiple, business-focused teams toward common goals and outcomes enables us to provide streamlined and comprehensive service options to our commercial customers,” said Jim Rine, UMB Bank president and CEO. (Karaba’s) proven leadership and results-oriented management style will help us continue to elevate our commercial offerings, while ensuring we remain focused on delivering the outstanding customer service experience our clients know and appreciate.”

 Wilson has more than 20 years of financial service industry experience. She has been with UMB since 2006. Wilson received a bachelor’s degree in computer science and history from the University of Madras in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


“(Wilson’s) technology and leadership experience are the unique combination of skills needed to ensure our IT and bank product teams collaborate closely as we continue to advance our product offerings,” Rine said. “She’s known for her forward-thinking and is always looking at how we can evolve to meet our customers’ needs, the marketplace and rapid advancements in technology. Her outstanding management approach and innovation will continue to move us forward in this extremely important area.”