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Former UMB banker becomes SBA's new regional director

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The Small Business Administration appointed Tom Salisbury to serve as Region 7 administrator. The position oversees Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.

Salisbury succeeds the retired Patricia Brown-Dixon, who had held the role since February 2011.

Salisbury most recently worked the past seven years in Kansas City as small-business liaison for Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri. He's also a former vice president of correspondent banking at UMB Bank.

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