Spencer Fane Partner Elizabeth Fast has been selected as an honoree for Kansas City Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business award. Nominees are considered by a panel of judges, including previous Women Who Mean Business honorees. Special consideration was given to each nominee’s past accomplishments, community involvement and plans to improve or grow her company.
For more than 20 years, Elizabeth has been counseling banks, holding companies and other financial institutions on legal, regulatory and compliance matters. She conducts more than 50 national webinars each year as well as numerous specialized training sessions for financial institutions, and has published a 900-page legal resource book on Missouri business law through Thomson West Publishing Company. Elizabeth is a member of the Missouri State Banking Board, appointed by the Governor, and a member of the Kansas City Industrial Development Authority and the Housing Authority of Kansas City, appointed by the Mayor.