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Steve Bloemer named to Ohio Business Magazine’s Ohio 500

Steve BloemerKansas City, Mo. – Sept. 21, 2022 – Steve Bloemer, EVP, commercial banking division manager, has been selected as a member of the inaugural “Ohio 500,” a list of the most influential executives across the state, presented by Ohio Business Magazine.

Bloemer joined Commerce Bank in 2005 to establish the corporate banking office in Cincinnati, Ohio. His industry knowledge, experience in the region, and deep commitment to customer service has served as a catalyst for Commerce’s success. He currently oversees the growth of Commerce’s Ohio, Indiana and Michigan teams and the expansion of corporate banking relationships throughout the Tri-State area.

“Steve is an outstanding leader and incredibly active in the community,” said Bob Holmes, executive vice president, Commerce Bancshares. “His strong customer relationships and deep banking knowledge continue to ensure we are delivering the highest level of quality financial services to our Cincinnati clients and communities throughout the region.”

Steve earned his B.S. in Agronomy and M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He is an active community volunteer and proudly serves on the Foundation Board for Cincinnati State Technical & Community College as well as the Finance Committee for its Board of Trustees. In addition, he is an engaged Board Member for Archbishop McNicholas High School with additional responsibilities as the Facilities Committee Chair.

The “Ohio 500” is comprised of executives that have been selected based on extensive contacts in regional business circles and interviews, culminating in a highly selective group of the people who really run Ohio.

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

1.As of June 30, 2022