Our National Dental Banking Team is made up of industry experts who specialize in one thing: helping you to succeed. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your professional and financial goals.
Scott Beard, senior vice president, director of national healthcare, has over 27 years of industry experience and is responsible for overseeing all healthcare banking activities for Columbia Bank. He is committed to developing long-lasting relationships with clients by providing a comprehensive and tailored approach to their financial needs. Scott is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and Oregon State University where he majored in business with a focus in accounting and minored in psychology. He previously served on the Portland Metro Brownfields Advisory Board, Resolutions Northwest Advisory Board and Junior Achievement. He remains actively involved in his community as a member of Catholic Youth Organization, Camp Howard.
In his role as senior vice president, business development officer, John Campbell is responsible for building client relationships in the health care industry and providing service to current referral sources and existing clients. John strives to always go above and beyond what his clients expect and takes every step necessary to help them achieve their goals.
Amanda Mombert, healthcare banking relationship manager, specializes in providing end-to-end counsel and support to healthcare clients, especially dentists. She does this by building and maintaining relationships with her clients and always searching for the strategy that works best for them.
Amanda specializes in financing for dental practices – providing financing for practice acquisitions, buy-ins, expansions, debt refinance, equipment, and commercial real estate. She is known for providing consultative assistance to clients and guiding them through the entire loan process. She is deeply connected in the dental community and is well known for providing clients with all the resources and experts they need to make sound financial decisions.
Amanda is a veteran banker of more than 13 years’ experience and is a graduate of the University of Oregon and the Western School of Commercial Lending. She has been an active volunteer with Junior Achievement and the national program “Teach Kids to Save Day".
Ben Mombert, vice president, healthcare banking officer, is an expert in helping healthcare professionals achieve their financial goals through a number of different financing and banking solutions.
Ben has a keen understanding of the correct financing products and services that best suites the borrower’s needs, and is a connector for clients to find other dedicated professionals that specialize in the health care industry including; CPA’s, attorney’s, appraisers, consultants, insurance brokers and more.
Ben, a veteran healthcare banker of more than 12 years, is recognized in the industry as an expert in financing and banking for dentists (including associated specialties pediatric, orthodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, other), as well as financing/banking for veterinarians, and financing/banking for optometrists.
He is a graduate of the University of Oregon and has provided fundraising support for Mission of Mercy and the Dental Foundation of Oregon.
As vice president, business development officer for Columbia Bank, Derek Rawnsley is responsible for developing finance opportunities for the healthcare industry, directing origination efforts and the structuring of transactions. With more than 20 years of healthcare finance experience, Derek is well-respected among top-producing practice brokers and vendor partners.
Andrew McKechnie, director of Healthcare Banking serving Oregon, Washington and Idaho, manages multiple teams with multiple healthcare business niches to provide counsel and strategic advice to clients related to the loan and deposit needs. Andrew’s approach to client service is simple: outwork the competition and always go the extra mile. His philosophy is to know a client’s business inside and out and provide expert counsel, which continuously adds value to the relationship.
Andrew is a 20-year banking veteran, and has steadily increased in responsibility with Columbia Bank, beginning as a team lead all the way to his current role as director for healthcare banking. A graduate of Portland State University, Andrew is active in the community including as a past leader and volunteer with Clackamas Women’s Shelter, Lake Oswego Rotary and as a current coach within the Sherwood School District.
Jennifer is a Senior Vice President with Healthcare Banking within the Wealth Management Group of Columbia Bank. She has over 18 years of banking experience, including Private Banking and Commercial Banking. Her focus is providing financial solutions for the complex business needs of professionals, including physicians and dentists.
Jennifer holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Portland State University and a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School. She is active in many Salem non-profit organizations, volunteering to assist children in the community.
Sarah Dunn SVP, Relationship Manager serving Oregon and southwest Washington, works with clients to help buy, start, refinance and grow their businesses. As part of the Healthcare Banking team, Sarah seeks to be an expert in the dental and healthcare space and is dedicated to listening and offering solutions that will best serve her clients.
Sarah has more than 13 years of industry experience including more than four years with Columbia Bank, and received her Bachelor of Arts from Biola University in 2003 where she studied communications. Sarah is committed to serving her local community and has volunteered her time with Providence Child Center and Financial Beginnings.
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