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UCM Foundation

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


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

  • $20,000 to endow new scholarship
  • $25 for Fund for Excellence
  • $50 to department scholarship
  • $25,000 for baseball scholarships
  • $25,000 for scholarships
  • $100,000 for wrestling
  • $250 for Fund for Excellence