Barry Brakeville

Barry Brakeville
Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications
UMB Financial Corporation, Kansas City, MO
Bio

Barry Brakeville, BA ’87, is the current Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications at UMB Financial Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. At UMB, he leads a team that manages internal communications, content, events, public relations, content management and communications strategy. Barry uses his communication skills daily to ensure he isn’t just communicating at stakeholders, but is engaging them in ways that help them and the company succeed. Barry is passionate about communication, and sees it as the cornerstone for all relationships, whether business or interpersonal — a true difference maker.