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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Names Commerce Bank a Recipient of the Greater St. Louis Area 2018 Top Workplaces Award 

Top work places 2018 St.Louis Post-DispatchSt. Louis, MO – Commerce Bank has been recognized as a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection.

In speaking to this recognition, Sara Foster, executive vice president, talent and corporate administration, states, “This award is a reinforcement of our belief that our employees are our greatest asset. At Commerce, we are committed to fostering a positive culture in which team members feel connected. To help all employees be at their best, we foster a positive culture in which all voices are heard, and we encourage personal development through a variety of opportunities.”

Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage, shared insight into the importance of this award in stating, “Top Workplaces is more than just recognition. Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement.”

In the industry for more than 150 years, Commerce offers a super-community banking experience that pairs large bank products and services with local market knowledge and a high-touch customer experience. The company’s focus on local markets is supported by regional advisory boards comprised of local business professionals and community representatives who assist Commerce in responding to local banking needs. Commerce employees are encouraged to serve an active role in their communities. Blood drives, community festivals, runs/walks and food drives are but a few of the activities in which our employees are actively engaged. In addition to community efforts, employees are encouraged to participate in Junior Achievement and Money Smart Week, opportunities that focus on financial education and equipping youth with important financial acumen.

About Commerce Bank
Commerce Bank, is a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), a $24.6 billion regional bank holding company, as of March 31, 2018. 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 approximately 330 locations in the central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry.

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