The Commerce Trust Team

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Nong Lin, Ph.D., CFA®

Senior Vice President, Director of Quantitative Equity Research

Nong is the director of quantitative equity research for Commerce Trust. His responsibilities include research and production of the proprietary quantitative equity selection models and optimal portfolio construction processes.

He serves as a co-manager for the Commerce value, growth, and mid-cap growth strategies. Prior to joining Commerce in 2001, Nong was the director of database marketing and modeling and a senior statistician.

He earned his Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis in 1990. Nong holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of both CFA Institute and CFA Society St. Louis. Since 2007, he has served in various positions for CFA Society St. Louis, such as: president, vice president of programming, board of director, and secretary. Nong enjoys running and hiking in his free time.

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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