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HomeStreet Opens New Branch in Redmond

Homestreet Bank RedmondHomeStreet Bank has announced the opening of a new retail branch in Redmond, Wash., located at 16389 Redmond Way, Suite 100. The branch officially opened on Thursday, June 15. This location will be led by Branch Manager Kristen Gonzales. Kristen is a Kirkland resident and brings almost 20 years of bank experience to the team.

“I enjoy adding value for my customers, my community and my team,” said Gonzales. “Watching the Redmond branch come together and seeing joy on the faces of those involved is inspiring.” Continue Reading

Umpqua Bank Kicks Off Small Business Week with Made to Grow Grant Campaign

Nominations are open for the inaugural Umpqua Bank (NASDAQ:UMPQ)Made to Grow Grant campaign, which will recognize small businesses that are helping to inspire thriving communities. This effort kicks off during National Small Business Week, May 4-8, 2015, and brings to life Umpqua’s ongoing commitment to help small businesses grow. Starting today, small business owners can… Continue Reading

Billie Jo Cusack Earns Construction Elite Award from Umpqua Bank

Umpqua Bank has recognized Billie Jo Cusack as a 2014 Construction Elite loan officer.  The award goes to the top construction and renovation loan specialists in the Home Lending division. “To attain this Elite status, our loan officers must place a concentrated focus on our products that allow borrowers to build or renovate their dream home,”… Continue Reading

Sunwest Bank Continues Expansion with Addition of Four New Executives

Sunwest Bank, a community bank with 9 regional branches across the western United States, today announces the hiring of four new executives in its Seattle, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake City area locations. The strategic appointment of these hires marks the continued expansion of the community bank by further growing its Washington presence and creating… Continue Reading

Tyler Burkland Returns to US Bank, Leading Commercial Banking Team in Bellevue

U.S. Bank has named Tyler Burkland to lead the commercial banking team in Bellevue, Wash. He is making a return to U.S. Bank, where he previously worked from 2005 to 2008 as a commercial banking portfolio manager and credit analyst in Seattle.   “We are pleased to have Tyler back and leading our middle market… Continue Reading