Gerken has 30 years of banking experience primarily in commercial banking. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Good Shepherd School for Children and is active in various civic and charitable endeavors. Gerken earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Missouri State University.
The Business Bank was founded in 2002 and operates a full-service banking facility from its single location at 8000 Maryland Ave. in Clayton, Mo. The bank's mission is to be the leading financial partner for successful St. Louis area businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals requiring customized financial solutions. For more information, call Brian Leeker at (314) 721-8003 or visit their website at http://www.bbstl.com.