William Dana

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William Dana, Jr.
Central Bank of Kansas City
President and CEO

William M. Dana, Jr. is the president and chief executive officer of Central Bank of Kansas City, a $150 million community bank located in the urban core of Kansas City, Mo. The bank is a certified Community Development Financial Institution and has been rated "outstanding" by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for its last five Community Reinvestment Act exams, dating back to 1995. Dana has had varying degrees of experience in all levels of community bank management for more than 45 years. He began his career as a teller and has worked every phase of banking up to his current position, which he has held for the past 25 years. Dana has served on numerous civic, social and trade association boards. His service includes recent roles as a board member of the American Bankers Association, chairman of the Missouri Bankers Association and chairman of the ABA Foundation. Dana is a past chairman and current board member of the Community Development Bankers Association. Dana has been called upon to speak on many banking industry topics including consumer compliance, community development and bank profitability. He has spoken before the FDIC, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Missouri Division of Finance, U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees, trade associations and various banking organizations.