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We are excited to share the news of our very own Susie Colombo as the 2017 Award of Merit recipient and the Walla Walla Valley’s Woman of the Year as recognized by the Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce at their 135th Annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017. At the event, Susie was…

Baker Boyer announces a recipient of their Legacy Giving program for Fall of 2017. Baker Boyer held a special event on Wednesday, November 15th, in their Walla Walla Main Office lobby to present the Christian Aid Center with a $25,000 contribution toward the construction of their new 17,000 square-foot Center for Women and Children. Baker…

Baker Boyer has hired Jim Wilson as Assistant Vice President, Marketing Director. Jim brings over three decades of experience in marketing and business development in high tech and social enterprises. In his role as Marketing Director, Jim is helping communicate the vision of Baker Boyer and its commitment to grow and strengthen all the communities we…

Cathy Schaeffer has joined our team as a Family Advisor in Walla Walla. In her role as Family Advisor, Cathy draws on more than two decades of diverse professional experience to provide exceptional client service. She is focused on understanding your unique story, with expertise in listening and opening dialogue on difficult topics. Cathy works…

Diversification increases resiliency. There is not a more important concept for investors to understand and employ in their investment portfolios. Given all the adverse events that have the potential to create market volatility and risk today, there has never been a more important time to build resiliency into our investment portfolios and financial plans. We…

My kids are constantly asking me questions that I don’t have answers for. Why is the sky blue? Why does the timing of the tide change? Are we there yet? Actually, I do know the answer to that one. If you are like me, when this happens the first thing you tell them or do…

Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Benge to Vice President and Asset Management Operations Manager. The promotion was approved by the Board of Directors and took effect on August 1, 2017. Karen’s career with Baker Boyer began January 30, 2013, as an Investment Associate for the Trust Department….

Walla Walla, WA – Mark Hess, Executive Vice President Administration | COO of Baker Boyer Bank has been appointed to the Community Bankers of Washington (CBW) Board of Directors. In his position at Baker Boyer, Mark Hess oversees areas that support client contact team members of the bank including technology, marketing, human resources, and accounting….

Baker Boyer has hired Becky Kettner as a Trust Advisor in their Walla Walla office. As a Trust Advisor, Becky will work with the D.S. Baker Advisor team to help community members construct and execute plans for building their legacies as well as helping them pass it on to future generations. This includes being a…

There’s a lot of talk going on right now about Cybercrime and Fraud. Especially debit card fraud and it’s occurring frequently even here in our community.     What does it mean and how can you take steps to reduce your risk? In the most recent years, Cybercrime has become a threat that targets stealing…