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Commerce Bank receives 2023 Inclusive Excellence Community Engagement Award from MSU

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Commerce Bank was presented with the 2023 Inclusive Excellence Community Engagement Award from Missouri State University’s (MSU) Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DDEI) during the MSU Collaborative Diversity Conference, held April 27-28.

“The 2023 Inclusive Excellence Awards presented by the DDEI highlight organizations, businesses, and individuals who connect citizens and foster community – specifically, by uplifting the local intellectual and social development within the Ozarks,” said Dr. Algerian Hart, MSU’s interim chief diversity officer. “We are grateful for Commerce Bank’s commitment to empowering our communities across the landscape of access and diversity.”

Keith Noble, Commercial Market Sales Manager - Springfield, said, “We are honored to receive this recognition as it represents the work our team members have done over the past decade to support our diverse community with partnerships at MSU. We see diversity, equity, and inclusion as an opportunity to empower individuals, strengthen communities, and support a strong region.”

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