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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257
giving@ucmo.edu





jamesclaiborne

Meet James Claiborne

James Claiborne, Olathe, KS, is principal of Financial Partners Group. He graduated from UCM in 1990 with a BS in finance and earned professional designations of certified fund specialist and chartered financial consultant from American College. He specializes in executive benefits, tax qualified plans and professional money management for business owners, senior level executives and retirees.

He has designed more than 1,000 financial plans over the past 22 years. He is an active member of the Financial Service Professionals Society and a published author. He was selected to receive the Five Star Wealth Manager™ Award in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by "KC Business Magazine."



Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $5,000 for chemistry scholarship
  • $5,000 for agriculture scholarship
  • $10,000 for athletics
  • $518,962 estate gift for scholarships
  • $10,000 for Les Wrestles MS Challenge
  • $25,615 for automotive studies
  • $30,000 to KMOS
  • $25,000 for CIS scholarships