Kansas City, MO – April 9, 2021 – Kevin Barth, chairman and chief executive officer of Commerce Bank, Kansas City region, has been named the 40 Under 40 2021 Alumnus of the Year by Ingram’s Magazine. The award recognizes past honorees of the Ingram’s 40 Under 40 award, of which Barth was part of the inaugural class in 1998.
“It’s an honor to be recognized as an alumnus of this award. I see it more as a recognition of the amazing team I am on than any personal accomplishment. I love working with this team and I am so proud of what we have and will continue to achieve.” said Barth. “For more than 35 years, it has been my privilege to work alongside colleagues who are dedicated to serving customers and the community, and I am incredibly proud of the way we work together to help our customers achieve their full potential.”
Barth oversees the Commerce Kansas City region and is also responsible for Commerce’s operations in Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas. He oversees strategy, product development and policy for commercial banking and is a member of the company’s Executive Management Committee.
“This recognition is a testament to Kevin’s leadership and the way he has helped Commerce uphold our core values, build our culture, and strive to do the right thing for our customers, our team members and the communities we serve,” said John Kemper, president and chief executive officer of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. “His knowledge, experience and distinctive leadership continues to have a truly formative impact at Commerce, and we’re all proud to call him our colleague.”
About Commerce Bank
With $32.9 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 www.commercebank.com.
1. As of December 31, 2020