First Business Bank

About / Team

Rob Barker

President - Kansas City Metro Market

Rob Barker

About Rob

Rob Barker is President – Kansas City Metro Market of First Business Bank. He most recently was Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking and originally joined the company as Director of Business Banking. He is the past Chief Consumer Strategy Officer at NBKC Bank, and past Market President of Enterprise Bank & Trust. Rob is a lifelong resident of Kansas City with a career in banking that spans more than 35 years — his first job was as a part-time teller while he was in school. He is a former board member of Rainbow Center for Communicative Disorders and still supports the organization along with Uplift, a group that works with the homeless population in Kansas City


Efficiency Tips for Leaders Wearing Many Hats

Operating on a lean budget, some leaders of both nonprofit and for-profit businesses take on many roles from CEO and


We All Can Learn from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

In an era when bipartisan agreement on anything seems almost impossible to reach, it’s quite notable to me that Congress


The History & Legacy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Founded in Kansas City, Mo., in 1990, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is “the world’s only museum dedicated to