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Kelly Collins Named Regional Director of Regional Banking

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Kansas City, MO – Patty Kellerhals, executive vice president, director of retail banking, recently announced the promotion of Kelly Collins, senior vice president, to the position of regional director of Retail Banking.

Kelly has worked at Commerce Bank for more than 20 years, most recently as a Retail Group Manager. Kelly was responsible for 14 branches in the Kansas City area. She spent most of her time (pre-COVID) visiting branches daily, observing customer interactions and development coaching with managers. In her new role, Kelly will assume responsibility of providing retail direction for not only the Kansas City market, but also Colorado and Oklahoma markets.

“Kelly leads by example and is a problem solver,” said Adam Steven, executive vice president, director Regional Retail Banking & Strategy. “Kelly has built a confident and effective team by making sure that every member of her team understands our company purpose, their role in fulfilling that purpose and that each member has the skills needed to be effective.”

In the past, Kelly has been involved in the Brookside Community Improvement District, as well as the 39th Street Community Improvement District. She’s volunteered for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Brookside and Plaza Art Fairs, and different networking groups such as the Southtown Council and social committees.

About Commerce Bank

With $34.5 billion in assets1, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) is a registered bank holding company offering a full line of banking services, including payment solutions, investment management and securities brokerage. Commerce Bank, a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., leverages more than 150 years of proven strength and experience to help individuals and businesses solve financial challenges. In addition to offering payment solutions across the U.S., Commerce Bank currently operates full-service banking facilities across the Midwest including the St. Louis and Kansas City metropolitan areas, Springfield, Central Missouri, Central Illinois, Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Denver. It also maintains commercial offices in Dallas, Houston, Cincinnati, Nashville, Des Moines, Indianapolis, and Grand Rapids. Commerce delivers high-touch service and sophisticated financial solutions at regional branches, commercial offices, ATMs, online, mobile and through a 24/7 customer service line. Learn more at

1. As of September 30, 2021

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