David W. Kemper

Executive Chairman, Commerce Bancshares Inc.

Mr. David W. Kemper is Executive Chairman of Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
Mr. Kemper is a graduate of Harvard University and received a Master of Arts
in English Literature from Worcester College, Oxford University and an M.B.A.
from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Kemper is a director of
Post Holdings, Inc., Tower Properties Company, and Enterprise Holdings. He
serves as Vice Chairman of the board of trustees of Washington University in
St. Louis and is on the board of trustees of the Missouri Botanical Garden and
the St. Louis Art Museum.