Meet Jim

Maureen Quill

Jim Cornelius

Institutional Banking
UMB Bank, n.a.


Jim Cornelius joined UMB in 2012 and is president of Institutional Banking, which incorporates fund services, investor solutions, public finance, investment banking, corporate trust, distressed debt and the FDIC sweep program. Prior to his current role, Jim served as president of Investor Solutions.

Previously, Jim was employed with Wachovia for 19 years in Charlotte, N.C., where he served as a managing director of the wholly owned subsidiary, Evergreen Investments, for nine years. Prior to that, Jim was the head of Wachovia’s corporate trust group.

Jim also serves as the executive sponsor of UMB’s Veterans’ Engagement Taskforce (VET) and is a member of UMB’s Diversity Council. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va.

Jim is a registered representative. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 52, 53 and 66 licenses.


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