Commerce Bank Springfield Region Announces Commercial Division Promotions and New Hire.

Springfield, MO – February 28, 2018 –  Doug Neff, chairman and CEO, Commerce Bank, Springfield region, announced the promotions of Keith Noble to president of Commerce Bank Springfield region and Bob Hammerschmidt to vice chairman of Commerce Bank Springfield region. Additionally, Brent Baldwin has joined Commerce Bank as executive vice president, commercial banking division manager of Southwest Missouri region.

Baldwin is responsible for managing the commercial banking team’s business development efforts; overseeing commercial and small business relationship management for the region. He has more than 25 years of experience and, prior to joining Commerce, served as a senior leader focused on commercial banking for another financial institution. Baldwin is a graduate of Missouri State University and involved in many civic and philanthropic organizations throughout the Springfield community.

Noble will continue his focus on commercial banking and payments solutions, as well as assume additional responsibility helping to grow and retain clients across the bank. He has more than 35 years of banking experience, serving in various key leadership for the commercial line of business.

Hammerschmidt will continue his role as a senior leader working with customers from all areas of the bank and representing Commerce in the community through many civic and philanthropic organizations. With more than 40 years of banking experience, Hammerschmidt is a prominent banking professional in the Springfield community.

Doug Neff, chairman and CEO, Springfield region said, “Keith and Bob are outstanding bankers and leaders at Commerce Bank and in the community. Brent has established himself as a premier banker with strong customer relationships and deep banking knowledge. Together, their leadership will continue to ensure we are delivering the highest level of quality banking services to our customers and the community.“

About Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), is a regional bank holding company with $24.8 billion in assets, as of December 31, 2017. For more than 150 years, Commerce Bank, a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce provides a full range of financial products to consumer and commercial customers, including personal banking, lending, mortgage banking, wealth management, brokerage and capital markets services. Commerce operates in more than 330 locations in the central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry.

For additional information, please visit www.commercebank.com.