Columbia Bank Residential Lending offers the same competitive products and rates as national banks, but with personal attention and expertise from local lenders you know and trust. We’re here to help you with the most important investment you'll likely ever make: your home.
Lorry Gilbreath is a loan originator and mortgage banker with over 17 years of experience in the residential lending industry. She works out of the Winslow Way, Port Ludlow, and Gig Harbor branches, and travels throughout the area to meet with customers to discuss their lending needs. Lorry makes a priority of understanding her client’s expectations and financial goals when originating or refinancing their residential loan. You can depend on her to do the research and obtain the best terms and rates.
Lorry is a recipient of the Diamond Club Award for customer service and has been awarded Top Producer from 2008 through 2012. She has also been actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club since 2008 serving on the Advisory Board.
With home mortgage rates at historic lows, Lorry believes this is the perfect time to refinance your current mortgage or buy a new home.
Paul Winer is a Residential Loan Officer serving the Pierce and Thurston County customers. His approach focuses on clear communication with clients regarding the mortgage lending process so that understanding from both parties prevents unrealistic expectations. His 18 years of experience have equipped him with the skills necessary to perform his duties effectively to the benefit of all involved.
Prior to joining Columbia Bank, Paul spent 13 years with Harborstone Credit Union and he is currently attending Tacoma Community College and School of Mortgage Banking. Deeply rooted in the South Sound community, Paul formerly served as the President of Puget Sound Mortgage Lenders Association, an organization promoting education of mortgage lenders in the area and staying on top of current market conditions in the industry.
Prior to joining Columbia Bank, Paul spent 14 years with Harborstone Credit Union. Deeply rooted in the South Sound community, Paul formerly served as the President of Puget Sound Mortgage Lenders Association, an organization promoting education of mortgage lenders in the area and staying on top of current market conditions in the industry.
As the Residential Mortgage Lender for the Eastern Washington market, Kathy travels to personally meet with customers to assist them with their goals of purchasing a new home or refinancing their current mortgage loan. A native of Othello, Washington, she is familiar with the unique lending scenarios found in Eastern Washington. Staying on top of current market trends and obtaining the best terms and rates for borrowers is a top priority for Kathy.
Kathy began her banking career in Othello over 35 years ago and has spent the past 10 years focusing on mortgage loan origination. Prior to joining Columbia Bank, she worked as a mortgage lender for Numerica Credit Union in Spokane. She is a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Economics.
An active member of the professional community, Kathy is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, where she previously served as treasurer. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Spokane Mortgage Lenders Association and is a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors; which are organizations that further her knowledge, development and expertise of mortgage lending in the fast-paced mortgage industry.
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.
As a residential mortgage consultant, Wanda assists the residents of Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Lincoln counties, and helps determine the best residential home loan options available to them. Communication is her number one goal, and Wanda is an expert in being honest and detailed on how to make it all happen.
With over 26 years of banking experience, Wanda offers her customers unparalleled knowledge and expertise in every aspect of the lending process. She provides clear explanations of the specifics on residential loans, which makes her ideal when working with first-time home buyers.
Wanda graduated from Hillsboro High School, and still has deep roots in her Oregon hometown. Both she and her husband contribute time to their community. Wanda’s husband coached baseball in Hillsboro for the past 25 years, and the couple still provides their services and support to the local Hillsboro schools.
As a mortgage loan consultant, Trisha provides residential mortgage lending expertise to customers in the Southwest Oregon region. Her clients come from a range of local communities such as Canby, Woodburn, Molalla, Silverton and Newberg.
Trisha believes that being open, honest and providing each client personalized attention makes for the most successful loan process. No two clients are the same, and with nearly 10 years of experience, Trisha believes building and maintaining trusting relationships is the cornerstone of her position.
Trisha currently volunteers her time to the Canby Booster Club and Canby youth football, lacrosse and basketball teams.
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