Michael appears in the 

Top 100 People in Finance

Michael Hagedorn sees the opportunity in, and embraces the inclusion of, FinTech as part of Valley Banks’ vision for the future. His entire career has been spent in the banking industry and his experience and expertise helps shape the company’s growth. He believes Valley has an opportunity to continue to be unique as financial services evolve and change.

Michael Hagedorn

Michael joined Valley in 2019 as senior executive vice president, chief financial officer. Prior to joining Valley, he served as president and chief executive officer of UMB Bank and vice chairman of UMB Financial Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. Michael leads all key finance and capital market strategies while working closely with the board and executive leadership team to define and execute all corporate plans and initiatives. He oversees financial reporting, business development, investor relations, planning and analysis, budgeting, investments, corporate treasury, product pricing, balance sheet management, and wealth management.


Michael earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance with a minor in accounting from Iowa State University. Michael is a graduate of the Wells Fargo College of Commercial Credit, the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Leadership Program, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Executive Education Program, and Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program.


Michael is an active supporter of the local community, having served on the boards of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City Streetcar Authority, Kansas City Downtown Council, University of Kansas School of Business, and several other philanthropic organizations. He was recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal as a CFO of the Year Honoree in 2009, 2010 and 2012 and by the Des Moines Business Record with their 40 Executives Under 40 honor in 2004.


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