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Rachel M Larsen VP, Branch Manager
phone: 503-325-2228
Kristin Talamantez Commercial Banking Relationship Manager
phone: 503-298-2034

Kristin Talamantez currently serves as Commercial Banking Relationship Manager in Clatsop and Tillamook County. In her role, she is responsible for developing, retaining and maintaining commercial banking relationships while providing exceptional customer service to commercial banking clients. Kristin prides herself on leading her customers on a path of financial success by being a trusted advisor and facilitator.

Kristin brings more than ten years of banking experience to Columbia Bank. She is well versed in a host of Columbia Bank products including Treasury Management, CB Financial, Mortgage and Merchant Services. Previously, Kristin was the branch manager of Columbia Bank’s Warrenton branch, as well as the branch manager for Wells Fargo Bank in Astoria.

Kristin is actively involved in the community, currently involved with the Astoria/Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, the Warrenton Business Association and the Warrenton-Hammond School District Budget Committee. She volunteers her time with Warrenton Kids Football, Lower Columbia Wrestling, Relay for Life and March of Dimes.

Edward C Ventham, MBA Senior Financial Advisor
phone: 503-554-7216

Ed Ventham serves as a Senior Financial Advisor with CB Financial Services1. Ed works with individuals and small businesses, managing their retirement plans and IRAs in addition to assisting clients who are seeking help with their retirement income goals. For Ed, investing begins with a plan or asset allocation strategy, which is followed by the investment selection, and then an ongoing and dynamic monitoring process. His emphasis is on communication and feedback from individual clients to drive the process of modification so that an individual’s investment strategy accurately reflects each client’s changing investment needs and risk tolerance.

Ed graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant and Soil Science. He also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree in Financial Planning from Golden Gate University. Prior to joining CB Financial Services, Ed worked for SunTrust Bank with their proprietary mutual funds team, and as a marketing manager with Enterprise Mutual Funds.

1 Securities and insurance products are offered through Cetera Investment Services LLC (doing insurance business in CA as CFG STC Insurance Agency LLC), member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services are offered through Cetera Investment Advisers LLC. Neither firm is affiliated with the financial institution where investment services are offered. Investments are: • Not FDIC insured • May lose value • Not financial institution guaranteed • Not a deposit • Not insured by any federal government agency.

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