Mark C. Thompson, J.D.
Mark Thompson joined the Country Club Bank organization in 1996 and currently holds the executive titles of Vice Chairman of Country Club Bank and President of parent holding company, CCB Financial Corporation. In his executive role, Mark also serves on the Board of Directors of these organizations. In addition, he serves in the leadership role of chairing Country Club Trust Company.
He served as an officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Platte Valley Bank, which had locations in Platte, Clay and Clinton counties in Missouri. He also served as Chairman of Allen Bank and Trust Company in Harrisonville, Missouri, another sister bank of Country Club Bank, until it merged into Country Club Bank in 2009.
After earning both an undergraduate and law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Mark began his professional career in 1988 as an attorney with the Spencer Fane Britt & Browne law firm in Kansas City. In 1991, he was appointed an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, where he served for five years in the Financial Fraud Unit. While in this role, the Inspector General of the Resolution Trust Corporation recognized him for his outstanding effort in shepherding a case to the United States Supreme Court in a successful government prosecution.
Mark is active in the Kansas City community and has served on numerous civic, professional, charitable, academic, and alumni boards. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for MRI Global. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Police Foundation, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission, the Catholic Community Foundation of Kansas City – St. Joseph, Jacob L. & Ella C. Loose Foundation and the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation.
Mark’s significant contributions to the community have been well-recognized. He was presented the Chief’s Baton by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. In addition, he earned recognition for Outstanding Dedicated Service to the Board of Police Commissioners’ Office of Community Complaints and Residents of Kansas City. He was also an honoree of the Scout Award from the Native Sons of Greater Kansas City and was selected by Ingram’s magazine as a member of the “40 Under Forty” Class of 2000. In 2019 Mark received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Avila University. And most recently, Ingram’s Magazine selected him to be among The 2023 Class of 50 Kansans You Should Know.*
*- Nominees are submitted by the public who are asked to recommend individuals who have made significant contributions to the state, their communities or their businesses, and whose character best exemplifies what it means to be a Kansan.