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Yakima – Camille Snell, Trust Advisor, Baker Boyer, was recently awarded the Certified Trust & Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association. “Earning the CTFA designation validates Camille’s experience and depth of education in the wealth management industry,” said Brad Hansen, Vice President, Yakima Regional…

Yakima, Washington – Baker Boyer recently promoted two individuals within their Yakima office: Brad Hansen, a Trust Advisor, has been promoted to Vice President and Yakima Regional Manager and Camille Snell, a Trust Associate, has been promoted to Trust Advisor. In his new role, Hansen will continue to assist clients with trust issues and will…

Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotions of; Michelle Thacker to Vice President, Jessie Ilaoa to Vice President and Regulatory Risk Manager, and Mark Lutcher to Assistant Vice President and Senior Financial Analyst. The promotions were approved by the Baker Boyer Board of Directors at their December Board Meeting and take…

Rob Blethen, former Publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin has accepted the position of Vice President & Walla Walla Family Advisor Manager of Baker Boyer and will be returning to Walla Walla to start his position on February 1, 2016. “Since we started D.S. Baker Advisors earlier this year, Megan and I have wanted to…

Walla Walla – Mark Kajita has been named Chief Executive Officer at Baker Boyer as Megan Clubb announces her retirement effective January 1, 2016. The bank’s board of directors took the action at their September meeting. Kajita was previously elected to the bank’s twelve member board of directors in the spring.  Clubb will retain her…

Baker Boyer Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Lora Zink as branch manager of its Milton-Freewater branch. Lora began her career at Baker Boyer 12 years ago and has worked in various areas throughout the bank, including operations, wealth management, and business banking. Most recently Lora worked as an assistant manager at the…

Walla Walla – Baker Boyer Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Danila Dudenkov as branch manager of its Wheatland Village branch. Dudenkov replaces long-time Baker Boyer employee, Patti Lightfoot, who retired from the bank after 41 years of service. In her role as a branch manager, Dudenkov will be involved in bank operations…

Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotions of Vesna Dodge to Vice President, Trust Officer, and Casey Waddell to Assistant Vice President, Business Banker, along with the hiring of Deirdre Bealey as Human Resources Director. Vesna Dodge promoted to Vice President Vesna began her career with Baker Boyer Bank in 2010, when she joined…

Walla Walla, WA – Brian K. Bruggeman CFP®, Financial Advisor at Baker Boyer Investor Services in Walla Walla, WA has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. Mr. Bruggeman has worked…

Baker Boyer Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Dierdorff as Private Banking team office manager for their Walla Walla and Yakima locations. Dan has been working in the banking industry for over 35 years, including 15 years as a private banker and manager of private banking for offices across the Northwest. He…