WICHITA, Kan., April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Emprise Bank announced today that they are continuing to drive strategic growth by expanding their footprint to the greater Kansas City area. To lead the effort, they have added commercial lending expert Trey Cunningham as Kansas City market president.
Cunningham has 10 years of progressive lending experience at UMB Bank and Simmons Bank. He plans to build upon his relationships and expertise in the business banking, medical, and large commercial and industrial verticals. He is excited to leverage his experience and the Emprise platform to enable his clients to realize their business and career aspirations.
"Expansion into the greater Kansas City market is a tremendous opportunity for us," said Emprise Bank Chairman & CEO Matt Michaelis. "We have built strong and highly productive relationships in Lawrence over the last 25 years, and this move aligns with our efforts to build new and successful business relationships in adjacent metro markets. With many existing relationships in the area already and our efforts to build new relationships, we are deeply committed to Kansas City for the long term."
Michaelis continued, "Trey is a great fit with our bank's values and culture. He is marquee addition for us and another key win in our effort to gather the best talent in the market. His knowledge of banking and of the Kansas City community will be essential as we begin to serve even more clients in the market."
Cunningham's extensive civic involvement includes the Northland KC Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Northland, KC Area Development Council, Medical Group Management Association of KC, and the Greater KC Chamber. His community involvement also includes a passion for volunteering with the American Heart Association and Boys and Girls Club.
"There's a lot of energy in Kansas City right now," said Cunningham, "so it's a great time for Emprise to help even more companies in the market thrive and grow. The bank's culture and strategic direction make it a perfect fit for what's going on in Kansas City. I'm excited about the great things we'll help our clients achieve."
Emprise is currently working on regulatory approvals.
About Emprise Bank
Emprise Bank is a family-owned, purpose-driven financial institution empowering people to thrive in more than 20 Kansas communities. Based in Wichita, Kansas, Emprise Bank is FDIC insured with total assets exceeding $1.8 billion. Learn more at http://www.emprisebank.com.
SOURCE Emprise Bank