Enterprise Bank & Trust
Linda Hanson Vice Chairman 913-234-6403

Linda Hanson is Vice Chairman for Enterprise Bank & Trust in Kansas City. The company focuses on partnering with closely held or family owned businesses and their owners to assist in achieving their financial goals and objectives. Enterprise provides expert advice with creative and innovative approaches to help businesses grow and prosper. Enterprise Financial Services Corp (EFSC), parent company of Enterprise, has over $3.5 billion in assets and more than 3,000 valued customers through its three primary markets, Kansas City, St. Louis and Phoenix, AZ.

Hanson is responsible for the sales development, branding and marketing efforts in Kansas City.

With more than 30 years in the industry, Hanson has used her experience and leadership to help grow Enterprise in Kansas City from two small branches to where it is today. Since joining Enterprise in 2001, the company’s presence in greater Kansas City has grown from one location and $90 million in assets to eleven locations and over $950 million in assets.

In addition to her banking duties, she plays an active role in the community. Hanson currently serves on the board of trustees for Saint Thomas Aquinas High School and the Catholic Education Foundation. Previously, Hanson has served as secretary for the Avila Board of Trustees and Big Brothers/Big Sisters' Board. Other community participation includes Cystic Fibrosis, Research Foundation Board of Directors and Starlight Theatre Board of Directors.

Hanson is a magna cum laude graduate of Central College in Pella, Iowa. She has been recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal as one of its "Women Who Mean Business.” She is also a past recipient of the Kansas City Up and Comers Award and was most recently honored by Ingram’s as a “weKC honoree” and KCB Magazine as one of its “50 Most Influential Women.”