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18 09, 2015

Megan Clubb retires, Mark Kajita named CEO at Baker Boyer Bank

September 18th, 2015|

Mark Kajita has been named Chief Executive Officer at Baker Boyer as Megan Clubb announces her retirement effective January 1, 2016. Clubb will retain her title as chairman of the board.

23 06, 2014

Congratulations Baker Boyer Bank!

June 23rd, 2014|

Congratulations to Baker Boyer Bank for having so much to celebrate: Best of the Best 2014 (Walla Walla Union Bulletin): Best Bank & Best Financial Advisor 2014 Top 200 Community Banks (American Banker Magazine): Ranked for 8 years running. 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014 (Seattle Business Magazine): Ranked 10 years running. See how [...]

21 06, 2011

“Best Places To Work” Are A Great Place For Customers Too

June 21st, 2011|

What fun to see long-time client Baker Boyer Bank win top honors in the mid-sized companies division of the Seattle Business Magazine Best Places to Work Competition at the Westin Hotel on June 16.  tinyurl.com/3rn2bcg With entries at an all time high and 650 in attendance its clear many organizations realize it's important to focus [...]

2 11, 2010

New Opportunities for Banks

November 2nd, 2010|

The $30 billion lending fund for small businesses, part of the Small Business Jobs Act passed by Congress on September 27, is beginning to generate considerable "buzz" among the news media, small business owners, and the public. In an article on the front page of its October 2 edition, The Seattle Times hailed it as [...]

9 03, 2010

Three Things You Should Learn From the Challenges Faced by Banks

March 9th, 2010|

In the last year or so, the banking industry has been under fire from many places.  VHPR works with a range of community banks and also conducts online media monitoring for several financial services clients. To those in other businesses and industries who think they have nothing to learn from the challenges being faced by [...]

9 02, 2009

VHPR Clients Featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal

February 9th, 2009|

Washington Federal Savings Bank and Frontier Bank leaders both quoted in Feb. 6 Puget Sound Business Journal article.  The front page story discussed  implications of possible losses at the Federal Home Loan Bank. Brent Beardsall, CFO of Washington Federal and Pat Fahey, CEO of Frontier Bank in Everett were both interviewed for the article. Beardsall [...]

12 09, 2008

See How Boyer Bank Uses Social Media to Emphasize Financial Soundness

September 12th, 2008|

   With many banks in financial turmoil, Walla Walla’s Baker Boyer Bank wanted to emphasize its strong financial position. Chairman and CEO Megan Clubb used a video podcast to announce a 10 cent stock dividend and remind customers  that Baker Boyer had not participated in risky real estate loans.  Direct access from the front page [...]