Our culture.

Learn how we work, communicate and collaborate.

Be your best self at work.

Creating an award-winning culture doesn’t come easy. But after nearly 160 years, we know Commerce Bank is only at its best when our people are.

We’ve worked hard to build a culture that puts people first. Because we know when you’re valued and cared for, you’re at your best. And when you’re at your best, you do your best work.  

Here, you’ll find opportunities to grow and learn, to connect with others, and build relationships with the people around you.

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What defines us is our culture.

A culture based on values.

Our core values shape the way we live and work. And our culture is rooted in our core values:

  • We have a long-term view. 

  • We collaborate as one team. 

  • We act with integrity. 
  • We are customer focused.
  • We strive for excellence. 
Learn more about our culture and core values.

Community grounded.

We’re only as strong as the communities we serve. By meaningfully engaging with our local communities, we build and sustain strong relationships. It’s central to who we are.

Each year, we continue to build upon our long-standing relationships, while forging new connections with community partners. Our team members share their time, energy and talents, providing support and resources in our local communities.

You can learn more about our philanthropic efforts in our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report.

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Driven by our differences.

We’ve worked thoughtfully to establish a variety of programs and initiatives designed to embrace an inclusive and diverse culture.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Observance and celebration of cultural, heritage and awareness months
  • Mentorship programs to support professional development and talent mobility of diverse leaders and team members
  • Diversity and Inclusion training: educational workshops on topics including “Unconscious Bias,” “Being an Ally” and “Equity Lens”
  • Community alliances to advance inclusive efforts
  • Employee Resource Groups to help us better understand and meet the evolving needs of our team members, customers and communities
  • Feedback tools to hold us accountable and help us see if we’re trending in the right direction ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​