KANSAS CITY, Mo. – October 7, 2022 – Jessica Morrison, senior commercial banking relationship manager, has been selected as a 2022 Houston Business Journal (HBJ) Women Who Mean Business honoree. The HBJ Women Who Mean Business Awards recognize women leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their careers and community. The awards honor women across 12 industry categories plus the Woman to Watch category. Morrison was listed among the Outstanding Business Leaders in Finance.
The awards are based on career achievement, contribution to company and city success, community involvement, and leadership. Honorees will be recognized in a special section of the HBJ and during an in-person awards luncheon on October 20 in Houston.
Morrison has worked in the financial industry for more than 10 years and has been in a leadership role for the past five years. She’s worked at Commerce Bank since late 2019 and targets mid-size commercial businesses, with revenues in the range of $50 million to $1 billion. In addition to serving her clients, Morrison’s responsibilities include the recruitment of top talent to Commerce Bank, as well as increase brand awareness of Commerce within the Houston market.
“Jessica Morrison is a force of nature,” said Sebastien Solar, Houston market president. “Her high intellect, high energy and deep Houston ties make her one of the most influential women in Houston commercial banking and has earned her a spot among the savviest businesswomen in the city.”
When she is not in the boardroom, Morrison can be found leading local indoor cycling classes, mentoring the next generation of business leaders and raising funds for pediatric cancer through her board involvement with Sky High for Kids. In the past she’s served on the board for the Women’s Finance Exchange, Houston Banker’s Classic and Baylor University Women’s Council. She’s also fundraised for the Michael J. Fox Foundation and Alzheimer’s Association.
About Commerce Bank
With $33.4 billion in assets1, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) is a registered bank holding company offering a full line of banking services through its subsidiaries, including payment solutions, investment management and securities brokerage. One of its subsidiaries, Commerce Bank, 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 www.commercebank.com.
1. As of June 30, 2022