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Walla Walla – On June 17th, Baker Boyer Bank was honored for once again appearing in Seattle Business magazine’s list of “Best Companies to Work For” in the state of Washington. In his opening remarks, John Levesque, managing editor of Seattle Business magazine, singled out Baker Boyer’s achievement for being on the list for ten consecutive years. “I would be remiss if I failed to mention that Baker Boyer Bank of Walla Walla has made the Best Companies list 10 years in a row. So, heartiest congratulations to Megan Clubb and her outstanding colleagues at Baker Boyer Bank.” Seattle Business magazine honored its 100 Best Companies to Work For at an awards dinner at The Westin Seattle. The winners, hailing from 18 cities across the state of Washington, were chosen based on extensive surveys completed by nearly 10,000 employees. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work For for the tenth year in a row. At Baker Boyer, we are celebrating. This and the other awards we received this year commemorate our 145 year history of helping grow, protect and secure family legacies,” said Mark Kajita, president & Chief Investment Officer of Baker Boyer Bank. Baker Boyer has been ranked at various levels of the award for the last ten years, they include: 2014 – Fourth Place in Large Company category 2013 – Second Place in the Large Company category 2012 – Second Place in the Large Company category 2011 – First Place in the Midsize Company category In addition, Baker Boyer has also recently received the following awards: • Walla Walla Union Bulletin, Best of the Best 2014: Best Bank & Best Financial Advisor. • American Banker magazine, Top 200 Community Banks: Ranked for 8 years running. Seattle Business hosted more than 930 attendees from across the state at the gala. King County Executive Dow Constantine made a guest appearance to congratulate the honorees. Guests were also treated to a private performance by Seattle band Pickwick. Each of the 100 Best Companies to Work For was recognized at the event and awards were presented to 14 finalists in five categories. The program received generous support of sponsors AAOA Healthcare/ UnitedHealthcare, Wave Business Solutions and Bellevue College. Michael Romoser, associate publisher of Seattle Business magazine, said, “This was the largest attendance in the history of Best Companies to Work For. It reflects the continuing popularity of the program and the commitment of our finest companies to creating great workplaces.” For a complete list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014, visit seattlebusinessmag.com.