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Rising Star Reflections – Jennifer Matney

Jennifer Matney is the senior vice president/director of operational risk management at UMB. She is a Rising Star, Class of 2016. Jennifer is on the ambassador board of Big Brothers Big Sisters and is a Big Sister to Aryn. Jennifer is on the community ambassador board of Firsthand Foundation and is the president-elect for the alumni board of Centurions. “There are so many amazing organizations to support in Kansas City, but I choose to support programs that benefit children, whether it be directly mentoring as a Big Sister with BBBS or impacting the health of children with Firsthand Foundation,” Jennifer said.

Additional photos featured in the April 27, 2019 issue of The Independent

 

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