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Renita Gee, Supplier Representative 

Supplier Diversity Program

At UMB we recognize a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of delivering a customer experience that cannot be found elsewhere. Unique perspectives add value to UMB by energizing the workplace and igniting innovation.

 Our Commitment

UMB’s Supplier Diversity program is committed to building strong and sustainable relationships with viable diverse-owned businesses. 

Our purpose – to help clients and communities thrive – and our business strategy have created meaningful growth opportunities for diverse businesses, supporting job creation and economic development across our eight-state national footprint.  We regard our Supplier Diversity strategy as a sound investment in the communities where we live and work.

Through our Supplier Diversity Program, we recruit and introduce vendors to various areas of our company. The program encourages small and minority-owned businesses to provide competitive bids for the materials and services we need. The strategy is not simply about sourcing procurement opportunities.  We also provide financial solutions and education to our diverse business partners to help them be more competitive in today’s global economy.  In helping our partners succeed, we succeed as well.


Procurement Opportunities

Examples of areas that frequently contract with UMB include employee education & training, facilities and general office operations.

Who should apply?

Our intent is to give qualified diverse suppliers* an opportunity to compete for our business every day and everywhere possible.

  • Minority owned
  • Woman-owned Business enterprise (WBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Veteran-owned and service disable Veteran-owned

*In this program, diverse groups are defined as: African-American; Asian-Indian American; Asian-Pacific American; Hispanic-American; Native American; Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender; Person with a disability; Veteran with a disability; and Veterans.

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**By submitting, the contractor hereby certifies ad represents that the information provided is current, accurate and complete.

If you have difficulty ascertaining your size status, please refer to the SBA’s website at or contact your local SBA office.

Under penalty of perjury, I certify that the number shown on this form is my correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) or I am waiting for a number to be issued to me.

Under 15 U.S.C. 645(d), any person who misrepresents its size status shall (1) be punished by imposition of a fine, imprisonment, or both; (2) be subject to administrative remedies; and (3) be ineligible for participation in programs conducted under the authority of the Small Business Act.

“UMB has always been committed to building strong and sustainable relationships with viable, diverse-owned businesses. We don’t do this because it’s popular or a mandate. We do it because it’s the right thing to do. One signature way we do this is through our Supplier Diversity program, which provides unique perspectives and immeasurable value to UMB — and can provide economic opportunity for diverse-owned businesses in our communities for many years.”

Mariner Kemper, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Supplier Diversity

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