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Mark Hess, CFA

Executive Vice President | Administration
Chief Operating Officer
Walla Walla
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • B.S., Mathematics, Whitman College

Mark grew up in in Walla Walla and began his career with Baker Boyer in 1990. Before coming to Baker Boyer, he worked in the Mortgage Banking Industry primarily in the secondary marketing arena.

Mark is the longest serving member of the Baker Boyer Executive Committee. In his role as COO, he leads the support areas of the bank including credit administration, audit, compliance, banking operations support, and properties. He is also the chair of the Bank’s Asset-Liability Committee and is responsible for directing strategies related to the Bank’s investment portfolio, liquidity and overall balance sheet.  

Mark is a board member of the Eastern Washington Partnership WDC, a board member of the Community Bankers of Washington (CBW) and is involved with Walla Walla Rotary. He is also involved with Washington State’s Health Care Innovation Plan (HCIP).