Shawna Wright Named to Ingram’s WeKC Women Executive Class of 2020
Kansas City, MO – October 26, 2020 – Shawna Wright, director of talent management for Commerce Bank Kansas City, has been named to Ingram’s WeKC Class of 2020. The award recognizes positive executive leadership and significant contributions to the Kansas City region overall.
Wright provides trusted, strategic counsel on workforce and recruitment issues while helping to ensure Commerce has the talent needed to execute its most important strategies. Her deep expertise has influenced decisions on everything from organizational and workforce structure, to team member recruitment and relations, to change and performance management. Today, Shawna leads talent management services covering the bank’s western footprint including 2,500 employees in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma.
“Shawna is a strategic partner to leaders of our various lines of business, helping to plan and meet workforce goals while also devising innovative ways to deploy the workforce more effectively,” said Kevin Barth, Chairman & CEO Commerce Bank Kansas City. “With her perceptive analysis and strong problem-solving skills, Shawna has not only made Commerce a better organization, she has also helped draw out the best in our employees.”
In addition to Shawna’s focus on cultivating a pipeline of talent to meet Commerce’s workforce needs, Shawna served as the founding member of an internal 501(c)(3) to benefit team members in need. She is also active in her support of women leadership development as well as a new generation of business leaders through Junior Achievement.
About Commerce Bank
With $31.5 billion in assets1, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) is a registered bank holding company offering a full line of banking services, including payment solutions, investment management and securities brokerage. Commerce Bank, a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., leverages more than 150 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 www.commercebank.com.
1. As of September 30, 2020