28 minutes | Mar 25, 2021

J.R. Buckner, Pres./CEO - First Federal Bank of Kansas City

We wrote this last week, but if you want to know what it looks like to be a leader in business and in the community, you don’t have to look any further than our guest this week. J.R. Buckner has been the President and CEO of First Federal Bank of Kansas City since April 2014.After receiving his degree in accounting and management from Park University, Buckner went into banking through a management trainee program in 1994 at a community bank in Lee's Summit, Mo.Community is at the heart of his focus, professionally and personally. In fact, under his leadership, FFBKC is involved with various nonprofits and community service projects throughout the greater Kansas City area, including CYITML.LINKS:For more information about the C-10 Mentoring & Leadership program for high school students, including the application process for current high school freshmen and sophomores, visit our website.For all episodes of the C-10 podcast and ways you can listen, click here.If you’d like to make a comment, have a suggestion for a future guest, or your company would like to help underwrite this podcast, please visit our contact page.
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