Diane Wakefield

Diane Wakefield Commerce Trust

Diane Wakefield

Senior Vice President, Director of Private Banking - East Region


Diane is senior vice president and director of private banking for the east region of Commerce Trust. Her responsibilities include overseeing our east region team of private bankers and client associates as well as approving and structuring credit facilities for our clients, establishing sales tactics and strategies within our footprint, and collaborating with other Commerce Bank leaders to ensure a coordinated approach to our clients’ banking and wealth management needs.

Diane has more than 20 years’ experience helping families achieve their financial goals with an emphasis on maximizing tax efficiency and planning for the next generation. Prior to joining Commerce Trust, she led private banking and wealth management teams based in San Francisco, CA and Minneapolis, MN.

In 2016, she completed CIMA® Investment Management & Theory program at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Diane is proud to serve her community and has non-profit board experience in the areas of affordable housing and mental health. She and her husband enjoy supporting the performing arts and have two adult daughters. They reside in the Greater St. Louis Metro.