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Commerce Bank Announces North Texas Market President

Russ Rockenbach

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. –– Commerce Bank has named Russ Rockenbach as the new president of its north Texas market. Rockenbach brings more than 30 years of experience to Commerce Bank. Early in his career, after graduating from Northern Illinois University, he worked in corporate finance and portfolio management. Then, after obtaining his master’s degree from Northwestern University, he took on roles in portfolio administration and relationship management before serving as a managing director of middle market banking, and most recently, as a senior banking director in the Dallas metro area.

“I am excited to join Commerce Bank and lead this talented and dedicated team,” said Rockenbach. “Commerce is uniquely positioned to support the growth of our clients by helping them access capital and optimize their banking processes so they can focus on what matters most.”

Commerce Bank serves the north Texas region from its offices in uptown Dallas, where it delivers innovative financial solutions to serve customers who have commercial real estate, commercial and industrial banking, healthcare banking and business payments needs.

“We are thrilled to have Russ join Commerce as our north Texas market president,” said Nick Warren, regional president at Commerce Bank. “His vast experience and client-focused approach will be a natural fit and enhancement to our relationship-based philosophy. His history of demonstrating leadership through collaboration strongly aligns with our culture as well. I am excited for Russ to lead our already well-established commercial team as we continue to invest for continued growth in north Texas.”

About Commerce Bank

With $31.4 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 payments 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 payments 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.

1As of September 30, 2023