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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257


Meet Wade Carpenter

Wade Carpenter, Leawood, Kan., is a partner at Summit Wealth Advisors and holds the designations of Certified Financial Planner, Certified Family Business Specialist, Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter.

He graduated from UCM in 1989 with a BS in business administration. Wade is a member of the Financial Planning Association and has served on the boards of Community LINC, a local non-profit, and the Epsilon Iota chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa. He is active in Harvester food drives and serves twice monthly at the downtown Kansas City Community Kitchen.

Wade and his wife Stephanie have three daughters: Kristi, Courtney and Cassidy.

Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $20,000 for social work senior scholarship
  • $11,054 for Mules Golf
  • $14,762 to KMOS
  • $450,000 charitable gift annuity to benefit art department
  • $15,275 in-kind gift for art department
  • $10,000 for Mules Baseball
  • $10,701 for GA Athletic Training
  • $12,000 to Wrestling Practice Room Construction
  • $33,300 to female agriculture scholarship