CB Hosted Evergreen Way Grand Opening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 10, 2011

Contact: David Devine
SVP, Marketing Director
253-305-0755 

Columbia Bank hosted Evergreen Way Branch Grand Opening in Everett, WA

Everett, WA – On Wednesday, March 9th Columbia Bank celebrated the official opening of its newest branch in Everett, located at 11102 Evergreen Way, with a special ribbon cutting ceremony provided by the Everett Area Chamber of Commerce.

“The opening of this new branch shows Columbia Bank’s long-term commitment to serving the community of Everett and the surrounding areas,” said Marci Miller manager of the Evergreen Way Branch. Miller has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry in the Everett area, having held numerous management-level roles. “I look forward to building lifelong relationships in our community by helping people and their businesses achieve their goals,” said Miller.

This marks Columbia’s 85th retail branch and second new branch to open this year.   The branch offers a full range of services such as personal & business banking, commercial banking, cash management, and wealth management. The Evergreen Way branch can be reached directly by calling (425) 740-3060.

 

About Columbia        

Columbia State Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Banking System, Inc. is a Washington state-chartered full-service commercial bank headquartered in Tacoma, Washington. Columbia Bank was awarded third place in the large employer category by Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2010 and was designated one of  Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Washington’s Best Workplaces 2010”. 

With the January, 2010 FDIC-assisted acquisitions of Columbia River Bank and American Marine Bank, Columbia State Bank has 85 banking offices, including 60 branches in Washington State and 25 branches in Oregon. Columbia State Bank does business under the Bank of Astoria name at the Bank of Astoria’s former branches located in Astoria, Warrenton, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita and Tillamook. More information about Columbia can be found on its website at www.columbiabank.com.