UMB Bank hires Cydney Gurgens as senior VP

UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation announces it has hired Cydney Gurgens as senior vice president, commercial real estate.

Cydney Gurgens

Cydney Gurgens

Since her hire, Ms. Gurgens has established a commercial real estate lending platform that is actively sourcing and originating construction and mini-perm loans across the bank’s footprint.

She oversees a team of commercial real estate lenders and underwriters and manages the bank’s commercial real estate portfolio.

Ms. Gurgens has more than 20 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, according to a press release. Prior to her new role at UMB, she was senior vice president and manager of Wells Fargo Bank Commercial Real Estate in Kansas City, stated the release.

“We have been heavily focused on our commercial real estate efforts in recent years and having Cydney join our team will bring another level of expertise to our clients,” stated Craig Anderson, president of commercial banking at UMB Bank, in the release. “Cydney’s knowledge of commercial real estate is extensive and her understanding of it will help our clients plan and prepare for their future.”

Ms. Gurgens graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in finance, banking and real estate, stated the release.

She is actively involved in the Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women organization where she has served as president and on the board of directors. In 2010, she was named a member of Commercial Real Estate Women’s Top 20 Under 40 class, according to the release.

UMB Bank is located at 16210 N. Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale and 2777 E. Camelback Rd. in Phoenix.

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