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Ami Schlader Featured in Wichita Business Journal’s “Women Who Lead” Series

Ami SchladerWichita, KAN. – August 26, 2022 – Ami Schlader, senior vice president, private banking team leader, Commerce Trust Company was featured in the Wichita Business Journal’s “Women Who Lead: Financial Services” series earlier this summer. Wichita Business Journal publishes a list of women once a month who are leaders in their field and spotlights their rise to success as well as the knowledge they have procured along the way.

“Since Ami made the move to Wichita, she has demonstrated her capability to be an inspirational and innovative leader to those around her at Commerce Trust,” said Eric Ireland, executive vice president, regional market executive, Commerce Trust Company, South Central Kansas and Wichita. “At Commerce, we strive to make a difference not only in our client’s lives, but also in the surrounding community. Ami has been devoted to multiple charities in the area and has undoubtedly made a positive impact. This is one of many qualities that makes her a great leader and we are fortunate to work alongside her.”

At Commerce Trust Company, a division of Commerce Bank, Schlader manages her clients’ day-to-day banking, cash management and credit needs. Schlader also helps clients navigate the wide array of financial services that Commerce Trust Company offers to ensure they find the solutions that best fit their needs. Outside of Commerce Trust, Schlader is an active member in a variety of charitable organizations including the Junior League of Wichita, Music Theatre Wichita, Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish and Wichita’s Children’s Home.

Schlader first joined Commerce Bank in 1999 as a branch manager before working as a private banking relationship manager for 15 years in the Kansas City market. Schlader began working in the Wichita market in 2016 and has dedicated her role to making sure each client’s experience with Commerce Trust exceeds their expectations.

About Commerce Bank

With $35 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 155 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

1As of March 31, 2022

About Commerce Trust Company

Since 1906, Commerce Trust Company, a division of Commerce Bank, has been a leading provider of investment management, financial planning, trust and private banking services. Commerce Trust Company provides a full range of wealth and investment planning services for individuals and institutions to help clients achieve their long-term financial goals.