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Royal Banks of Missouri Annouces 3 Key Promotions

Royal Banks of Missouri Annouces 3 Key Promotions

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Heading:         Royal Banks of Missouri announces 3 key promotions for 2021

Date:               February 1, 2021

Location:        St. Louis




Royal Banks of Missouri has announced the following promotions:


Mark Baden – Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

Mark Baden began at Royal Banks of Missouri as a Teller in August 2004.  Since then, he has served in various roles before being promoted to Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager in 2021.  Mark works throughout the St. Louis region and is located in our St. Charles branch.  Mark specializes in Commercial Real Estate Lending, Commercial Construction Loans, Equipment Financing, and Commercial Lines of Credit. 

Contact Mark at or (314) 212-1635.


Jackie Gates – Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

Jackie Gates began her banking career as a credit analyst in 2013 and has been at Royal Banks of Missouri since 2016. Jackie supports companies in the St. Louis area with financial backing for growth while maintaining existing relationships. Her focus is on the Bank’s commercial and industrial lending portfolio as well as commercial real estate lending.

Contact Jackie at or (314) 212-1549.


Josh James – Consumer Lending Officer

Josh began working at Royal Banks in 2011.  Having worked as a teller, in loan servicing, and now as Consumer Loan Officer, Josh has a well-rounded view of the lending process.  Josh’s focus is on consumer lending including home equities, auto loans, mortgages, and personal loans.

Contact Josh at or (314) 212-1679.


Mitchell Baden, President and CEO of Royal Banks of Missouri, noted “All three of these promotions came about through the continued dedication and exemplary work of these individuals.  At Royal Banks, we pride ourselves on providing our employees with the tools and opportunities they need to grow within our organization.  Jackie, Mark, and Josh have all risen through the ranks at Royal and we are excited to see their continued success within their new roles.”


Steven Silver, Senior Lender & Senior Vice President, added “Mark, Jackie, and Josh have built their portfolios by building and maintaining relationships with their clients.  Because of these strong client relationships, our team is able to advise clients on the best lending options for their businesses because they know their client’s businesses.”


To learn more about Royal Banks of Missouri please visit our website-


Royal Banks of Missouri is the banking subsidiary of Royal Bancshares Inc. (RBI).  RBI is an $853 million financial services company that currently operates throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area.


For more information, please contact Mitchell P. Baden at (314) 212-1656.


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