UMB announces new promotions

Published 12:28 am Sunday, June 4, 2017

Special to the Democrat

NATCHEZ —United Mississippi Bank is pleased to announce the following promotions:

Vernon Frank Foster Jr. named senior vice president, commercial lender  

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Foster has worked for 14 years in the banking industry in the lending area of the bank. His vast experience and bottom line results have made him an invaluable part of the UMB lending team.

Foster is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he received his bachelor of business administration in managerial finance in 2008. He graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University in 2008.

Married to Christina Richmond Foster, they have three children Rayburn, Bryce and Lane. The family attends Live Oak United Methodist Church in Watson, La.

Matthew B. Goldman named senior vice president, commercial lender  

Goldman began his career with UMB as a Lender at the Morgantown Branch where he was promoted to vice president.

Previously, he was loan processor at Concordia Bank and trust and a financial services representative at AmSouth Bank. Matthew has gained invaluable experience in securing loans, making him a prudent, successful lender who values his client relationships.

Goldman is a graduate of Natchez High School and the University of Southern Mississippi where he received his bachelor of science in business administration. To further his career in banking, Goldman graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

An active participant in his community, he is the vice president of the Home Builders Association of Natchez and serves on the committees for the Natchez chapter of Ducks Unlimited and the Natchez chapter of the National Wild Life Turkey Federation.

Goldman is married to Catherine McDaniel Goldman.

Josh Wilson named senior vice president, commercial lender 

Wilson began his banking career with UMB as a lender in 2012. Previously, he worked in lending at Delta Bank and as director of student services at Louisiana College. Offering exemplary service to his customers, Wilson has proven essential in growing UMB business in Concordia Parish.

Wilson is a graduate of Adams County Christian School and Louisiana College where he received a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in marketing and management. He attended Northwestern State University for higher administration and also received multiple certifications in banking from the Louisiana Bankers Association. A past board member of United Way and past board president of the Concordia Chamber of Commerce, Wilson is passionate about supporting his community. Currently, he serves as the secretary/treasurer of the Concordia Dixie Youth Baseball League and coaches the 7-8 year olds. A member of First Baptist Church of Vidalia, Wilson served as the past renovation coordinator and served on the finance committee.

Married to Amanda Dixon Wilson, they have one child, Eli.

Tina L. Kaho named assistant vice president/branch operations officer and security officer 

Kaho joined UMB in July of 1998 as a financial service representative. She worked as an assistant branch manager and branch manager of the Walmart. Before her current position, Kaho served as assistant vice president/client relations. Given her vast experience, Kaho is well prepared for her new role.

A graduate of Natchez High School, Kaho attended Copiah Lincoln Community College where she received an associates of arts. She went on to receive her bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. She received her masters of business administration from the University of Phoenix.

An active member of the community, Kaho served on the boards of the Natchez Trace Kiwanis, the Alcorn State University School of Business, Apex Center, and the Miss-Lou Certified Work Ready Initiative.

Kaho is a graduate of the 2006-2007 Leadership Natchez class.

Kaho is married to Shawn Kaho.

Lisa Neal Sanders named internal auditor

Sanders began her career with UMB in the loan department. Previously, she worked as a paralegal in the Chandler Law Firm for two years. In Memphis, Tenn., Sanders spent 10 years as a mortgage loan officer at Wells Fargo and GMAC.

A graduate of South Natchez High School, Sanders received a paralegal degree from Northwest Community College. To prepare for her new role as internal auditor, Sanders recently completed the certified community bank internal auditing program sponsored by the Community Banker University.

To earn certification, Sanders successfully completed the requirement of a comprehensive auditing program and passed all certification examinations.

Sanders is a member of the Natchez Church of God.

Married to Benjie, Sanders has one child Dillon Hollingsworth and two granddaughters, Kaylee and Harlee Sanders.