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Commerce Bank is awarded Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Partner of the Year

Commerce Bank representatives holding the award.

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KANSAS CITY, MO – At the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce Business Pride Awards (BPA), Commerce Bank was presented with the 2023 Corporate Partner of the Year award on Friday, June 30.

The BPA celebrates and recognizes member businesses, corporations, non-profits, and individuals who have shown extraordinary leadership in business equality and economic equity across the Kansas City Metro and Midwest region.

“We are honored to receive this recognition as it supports our commitment to an inclusive culture that gives our team members a sense of belonging and allows them to be their authentic selves at work and in the community,” says Felecia Hogan, senior vice president and director of diversity, equity and inclusion. “We support and encourage our team members to be active in the community so we can celebrate our differences and work together to create a more inclusive place where we live and work.”

Commerce team members have contributed to the Chamber through board leadership, ambassadorship, partnering on supplier diversity initiatives, as well as best practices around employee resource groups. Over the past year, Commerce has supported non-profit organizations such as AIDS Walk Kansas City, KC Pride Festival through the Kansas City Pride Community Alliance, Save Inc., No Divide KC, Lion House, Modern Family Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, KC Care Clinic, and the Heartland Men’s Chorus.

About Commerce Bank

With $32 billion in assets1, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) is a regional 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 nearly 160 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, 2023