Bruce Thompson

Community Bank President

National Bank of Commerce

Bruce Thompson is Community Bank President, with 36 years of experience, at National Bank of Commerce in Superior. He earned a BBA from the University of MN-Duluth, a UW-Madison/Central States Conference of Bankers Association Graduate School of Banking Degree, and an Executive Program Certificate from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Thompson has been recognized for his community leadership as President of The Challenge Center, Superior/Douglas County United Way, School District of Superior Scholarship Foundation, YMCA Foundation and Superior Optimist Club. He currently serves on the boards of the Superior/Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, YMCA Foundation and Superior/Douglas County Revolving Loan Fund. Thompson is also founder and President of Bettercity:Superior, Inc. a 501(c)6 economic development non-profit private corporation spearheading efforts to redevelop Superior’s downtown.


We thank The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.