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 involvement. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN where he also graduated from the President’s Emerging Leaders Program. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN. Mr. Yaeger is also a graduate of Louisiana State University’s Graduate School of Banking in Baton Rouge, LA.
He was part of the founding associates of Commerce Bank in 2006. In August of 2014, he was promoted to his current position of President and CEO of Commerce Bank.
Yaeger is incredibly active in the community and currently serves as the president of the Rotary Club of Evansville. He is also on the executive committees of Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana and Evansville Country Club. He also serves as the Vice Chair of Public Policy for the Chamber of Commerce of Southwestern Indiana.