Chris currently serves as Vice President, Branch Manager of the Hermiston branch, supporting the surrounding area in Eastern Oregon. In her role, Chris focuses on securing new opportunities and partnerships with local businesses and overseeing the operations of her team and branch. She brings over 30 years of banking knowledge to the branch, 18 of which were with Columbia Bank in various roles allowing her to gain expertise into various sides of operations, management and industries. She is committed to providing a genuine and personalized customer experience as she works to understand the complex and varying needs of her clients.
As a strong believer in community involvement, Chris is an active member of the Hermiston High School Advisory Council and volunteers at the Hermiston Relay for Life, working to raise much-needed funds for cancer research. She has previously volunteered with United Way. She attended Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon and the Oregon Bankers Operations School.
With a decade of banking experience, Alan believes in providing on-going customer service and open communication are paramount to maintaining genuine client relationships. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University, where he studied construction engineering and management.
Active in his local community, Alan has been involved with several organizations including the Home Builder Association and the Oregon State Elks Association.
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