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Commerce Bank President Published in Hoosier Banker Magazine

The following article by Commerce Bank president and CEO Luke Yaeger was featured in the March/April 2019 edition of Hoosier Banker Magazine. — If there is one word that can describe community banking, it probably would be “dynamic.” As with any small business, job No. 1 for a community banker is “duties as may be […]

Luke Yaeger Named to the 2019 Indiana Bankers Association Board

Commerce Bank is proud to announce the appointment of Luke Yaeger to the Indiana Bankers Association board for 2019. Luke will serve as a director for the Southwest Region of the IBA. The IBA’s mission is to advocate for and sustain an environment in which banks can succeed. They also provide exemplary service to members as […]

Commerce Bank Senior Vice President earns Small Business Administration Award

The Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending at Commerce Bank, Michael Killen, was recently bestowed with a Small Business Administration (SBA) Award based on gross SBA production dollars for the 2017 fiscal year. SBA partner, Premier Capital, presented the award to Killen. “As a community banker working for a local community bank, it is important […]

Commerce Bank named Indiana Small Business Lender of the Year

The Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corp. has named Commerce Bank of Evansville its 2017 Indiana Small Business Lender of the Year. The award is given to the Indiana bank that devotes the largest percentage of deposits to U.S. Small Business Administration 504 loans with the Statewide CDC. Commerce Bank is a locally owned and managed commercial bank with […]

Commerce Bank promotes Couch to Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending

Commerce Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Diana Couch as Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending. Couch started as a mortgage lending professional in 1989 and has been active in the Evansville, IN market since 1996. Diana was previously employed at Bank of Evansville before joining Commerce in 2012. She has developed relationships […]

Wahl promoted to Senior Vice President, Credit and Compliance Manager

Commerce Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Alex Wahl to Senior Vice President, Credit and Compliance Manager. Alex earned his Bachelor of Science in finance from Indiana State University and his MBA from the University of Southern Indiana. Outside of banking, Alex is involved with organizations and participates in activities aimed at benefiting […]

Commerce Bank names new Senior Vice President of Deposit Operations

Commerce Bank is proud to announce Diane Tabor as Senior Vice President of Deposit Operations. Diane joined the Commerce Bank team in March 2015 as Vice President of Deposit Operations. After graduating from Eastern Illinois University with a BS in Accounting, she moved to Evansville where she began her banking career. She has over 30 […]

Luke Yaeger Named President and CEO of First Light Bancorp

Commerce Bank is proud to announce the appointment of Luke Yaeger as President and CEO of First Light Bancorp. First Light Bancorp is the bank holding company of Commerce Bank. He will also continue to serve also as President and CEO at Commerce Bank. Yaeger has over 15 years of experience in banking and civic […]