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Drew Spencer, CFP®

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Drew is a portfolio manager for Commerce Trust. Upon gaining a thorough understanding of a client’s needs and goals as well as assessing the client’s entire financial situation, he works with our investment research team to construct a portfolio to help clients achieve their long-term goals.

Drew comprehensively represents our research and goals-based investment process, starting with the initial assessment and creation of an investment objective to ongoing evaluation and adjustments based on changing market and life circumstances. With a deep knowledge of the financial markets and experience in investment management, he serves clients with thought leadership, insight, and consulting services. Drew joined Commerce in 1998 and has over 15 years' experience in portfolio and cash management. He was previously a fixed income specialist in the bank’s capital markets group.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from University of Missouri, a Masters of Business Administration from Missouri State University, and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He was honored as a member of Springfield Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” Class of 2005. Drew is an active member of the community, having served as a past budget panel member for United Way of the Ozarks. Presently, he is a member of the Greene County Estate Planning Council, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks Professional Advisors Council and board of directors member for the Springfield Little Theatre.

Drew enjoys international travel and is an avid scuba diver. He is a dog dad to Luna, a young and energetic Vizsla who keeps him active and 'on his toes.' During his free time, Drew also enjoys spending time with his friends dining, enjoying coffee, or watching a movie.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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