Oregon Bankers Association and OBA Education Foundation Elect New Officers and Directors at Annual Meeting

SALEM, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Oregon Bankers Association (OBA), Oregon’s only trade association dedicated to the banking industry and its customers, elected its 2019-2020 board officers and directors during its annual meeting on June 26.

The OBA membership elected the following officers:

CHAIR: Craig Wanichek

President & Chief Executive Officer

Summit Bank

Eugene

CHAIR-ELECT: Jeffrey Sumpter

President & Chief Executive Officer

Lewis & Clark Bank

Oregon City

SECRETARY-TREASURER: Gordon Zimmerman

President & Chief Executive Officer

Citizens Bank

Corvallis

“The Oregon banking industry will be well-served by these outstanding banking and community leaders. Their dedication to the industry and to the state of Oregon will be incredibly valuable to our Association and the communities we serve,” said OBA President and CEO Linda Navarro.

The OBA membership also elected the following new directors:

  • Ted B. Austin, SVP & Market Leader, Private Client Reserve

    U.S. Bank, Portland
  • Ryan Dempster, President

    Willamette Valley Bank, Salem

The following directors were re-elected to new three-year terms on the board:

  • David Gorman, SVP & Division Executive – West

    Bank of America, Portland
  • Thomas Moran, President & Chief Executive Officer

    Community Bank, College Place, WA

These new and re-elected directors join the following individuals currently serving terms on the OBA board:

  • Immediate Past Chair: Hadley Robbins, President & Chief Executive Officer

    Columbia Bank, Tacoma, WA
  • Community Banks of Oregon Chair: Kenneth D. Trautman, Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer

    People’s Bank of Commerce, Medford
  • Synergy by Association Chair: Trey Maust, Executive Vice Chairman

    Lewis & Clark Bank, Oregon City
  • Eve Callahan, EVP – Corporate Communications

    Umpqua Bank, Portland
  • R. Shane Correa, SVP – Retail Strategy & Market Development

    Banner Bank, Meridian, ID
  • Cindy Johnson, Regional Banking Area President

    Wells Fargo, McMinnville
  • Tawnie Nelson, Region President – Oregon & Southwest Washington

    First Interstate Bank, Portland
  • Joan Reukauf, President & Chief Executive Officer

    Willamette Community Bank, Albany
  • Linda Williams, President – Oregon Region

    Washington Trust Bank, Portland

The OBA Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit focused on financial literacy and developing the next generations of bankers, also held elections for its board of directors. The following new director was elected:

  • Joan Reukauf, President & Chief Executive Officer

    Willamette Community Bank, Albany

The following directors were re-elected to new three-year terms on the board:

  • Stuart B. Allen, President & Chief Executive Officer

    Allen Trust Company, Portland
  • Chair: Richard E. Brown, Senior Vice President – Environment Social Governance

    Bank of America, Portland
  • John R. Hancock, Retired CPA

    West Linn
  • Vice Chair: Daniel J. Hempy, Retired Banker

    Bend

These new and re-elected directors join the following individuals currently serving terms on the OBA Education Foundation board:

  • Chris Karlin, Retired Banker

    Portland
  • Peyton Chapman, School Principal

    Portland
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Linda W. Navarro, President & Chief Executive Officer

    Oregon Bankers Association, Salem
  • Ryan Killgore, Pacific West Division President – Community Banking

    U.S. Bank, Bend

About the Oregon Bankers Association

Established in 1905, the Oregon Bankers Association is Oregon’s only full-service trade association representing FDIC-insured state and national banks and trust companies doing business in Oregon. More information is available at www.oregonbankers.com.

About the OBA Education Foundation

The OBA Education Foundation works toward its vision of a vibrant and diverse banking and business community that attracts the best talent and empowers all Oregonians to be financially educated and secure. It does so by enhancing educational opportunities in banking, finance, financial literacy and business. For more information or to help support the Foundation’s current initiatives, please visit www.OBAEdFoundation.org.

Contacts

Linda Navarro, President & CEO

[email protected]

Andee Rose, VP – Communications Director

[email protected]

(503) 581-3522

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