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Commerce Bank Central Missouri Announces Commercial Division Promotions

COLUMBIA, MO - July 24, 2017 – Teresa Maledy, chairman and CEO, Commerce Bank, Central Missouri region, announced the promotions of Sarah Dubbert to executive vice president and commercial banking division manager, Central Missouri Region and Mike Ireland to executive vice president.

Dubbert is responsible for managing the commercial banking team’s business development goals and overseeing relationship management related to the bank’s commercial lending and business banking products. She has almost 15 years of business banking experience and, prior to her promotion, served as a vice president and treasury services division team leader.

Dubbert is a graduate of University of Missouri - Columbia, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in secondary education and mathematics. Sarah is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) through the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP). She is active in the community including formerly serving as the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Columbia co-chair, past Executive Board Member of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri, and former Executive Board Member of RAIN Central Missouri, past Treasurer of Grant Elementary PTA, while supporting the American Legion Auxiliary’s Missouri Girls State program for over 20 years, and sitting on the National Leadership Team for Kappa Delta Sorority. She is currently a board member for the Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge program.

Ireland will continue leading the bank’s regional healthcare banking business and assume additional responsibility for the regional loan portfolio where he will oversee underwriting and structuring of loans. He has over 15 years of banking experience, serving in key positions for the bank in both retail and commercial line of business.

Ireland is a 1998 graduate of Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing.

Active in civic and community organizations, he is President of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri Board of Directors and member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.

Steve Sowers, president, Central Missouri Region said, “Sarah is an outstanding banker, team leader and community leader. She has a deep understanding of payment systems and proven results for our commercial customers. Mike has strong customer relationships and in-depth banking knowledge, and together their leadership will continue to ensure we are delivering the highest level of quality banking services to our customers and the community.”

About Commerce Bank
Commerce Bank, is a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), a $25.1 billion regional bank holding company, as of June 30, 2017. For more than 150 years, Commerce has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce provides a full range of financial products to consumer and commercial customers, including personal banking, lending, mortgage banking, wealth management, brokerage and capital markets services. Commerce operates in more than 340 locations in the central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry. Commerce Bancshares also has operating subsidiaries involved in leasing, credit-related insurance and private equity activities.

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