The Board of Directors of Commerce Bank announced the appointment of Tom Austerman to Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.
Mr. Austerman has over 47 years of experience in banking and as a community leader. He worked at National City Bank from 1986–1999 holding the position of President and Chief Administrative Officer from 1994–1999. He was then the Executive Organizer, founding President and CEO of Bank of Evansville from 2000–2005. He later founded Evansville Commerce Bank and served as President and CEO from 2006–2014. Tom is the ideal person to serve as Chairman of the Board with over 45 years as a community volunteer and active civic leader and his long history and knowledge of the banking industry.