John is a senior advisor and relationship manager for Commerce Trust. He is responsible for providing fiduciary and trust administrative capabilities to retirement plans, public and Taft-Hartley plans, foundations, and endowments. John works closely with our clients and provides advisory oversight on administrative matters impacting their relationship. Serving as the single point of contact for our internal team, he coordinates all client service deliverables, including the various day-to-day aspects of the trust relationship, client reporting requirements, portfolio reviews, and client inquiries.
John joined Commerce in 1998 with more than 27 years of experience in trust administration, handling relationships for employee benefit plans, endowment funds, and non-profit entities. Prior to his career in trust administration, he worked in the customer service field for a major retail chain.
John received his degree in business administration from University of Missouri–St. Louis in 1986. He earned the designation of Certified Retirement Services Professional in March 2000. He also completed the retirement plan services curriculum of Cannon Financial Institute in January 2003.John is a member of the St. Louis Employee Benefit Association and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He is also a volunteer with Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis.