Shannon Johnson

Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President

Shannon Johnson joined UMB in 2002 and is executive vice president and chief administrative officer at UMB Financial Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for leading and developing the strategy for UMB’s corporate support and oversight functions. She oversees the human resources, corporate and credit risk and legal divisions, and helps support the audit function for the enterprise. Shannon has held positions of increasing responsibility at UMB. Prior to her current role, Shannon was chief human resources officer for four years, and before that, she led the talent acquisition, development, business partner and associate relations departments. Earlier in her UMB career, she was head of compensation, responsible for designing and implementing new executive compensation and equity programs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and completed the Human Resources Director’s certificate program through Cornell University. She is PHR-certified, and is an active member of the Mid-Size Bank Coalition, the Super Community Bank Peer Group Forum, and various other industry-specified networks. Shannon serves on the board of directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties and as an advisory director for WIN for KC.