Dee Joyner is senior vice president of Commerce Bank, responsible for organizational development and community relations. Joyner was previously responsible for managing sales and marketing activities and for strategic planning for Commerce Trust Company, a division of Commerce Bank. Prior to joining Commerce, Dee served as chief of staff to former St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford. Ms. Joyner has served as executive director of the St. Louis County Economic Council, as planning director of the County, executive director of the Midwestern Center of the Coro Foundation, and director of community and public affairs for the East-West Gateway Coordinating Council.
Joyner has been active in a number of community organizations, and currently chairs the boards of the Aquinas Institute of Theology and Forest Park Forever. She also serves as on the Board of Delta Dental of Missouri, and is a member of the Executive Advisory Council for the School of Business at St. Louis University where she earned her MBA. Dee has been recognized with awards from numerous organizations including Leadership St. Louis and the St. Louis Business Journal. Ms. Joyner was named Distinguished SIUE Alumnus of the Year in 1984 and is a Lifetime member of the SIUE Alumni Association. She is also a member of the 2010 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame.