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Michelle Thacker

Vice President Director of Retail Banking Walla Walla

thackerm@bakerboyer.com (509) 526-1285
  • Leadership Certification, Walla Walla Community College
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
  • Previous Baker Boyer roles: Branch Manager

Michelle has been in the Walla Walla area for most of her life and began her career with Baker Boyer in 1999.  Before joining the bank, she was an English as a second language tutor and conversational Spanish instructor.  Michelle uses her teaching and bilingual skills to effectively help teammates and clients understand the best way to use technology and solutions to maximize success.

Michelle leads Baker Boyer’s Community Branches and oversees the Retail Banking department. She spends her time analyzing the big picture and strategizing with bank leaders, but also covering as needed in area departments. She takes pride in the strong training provided to the team that allows them to be better at their jobs.

Michelle has served as Vice President, President, and different committee positions for the Milton-Freewater Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the Athena Weston School District Budget Committee. Recently she became a member of Washington Banker’s Association Retail Committee.

    Five Things About Me

  • Enjoys golfing
  • Has 2 registered labs and 3 black cats
  • Enjoys watching the news
  • Is a Walla Walla Sweets Baseball season ticket holder
  • Favorite Book: “True Story of the 3 Little Pigs” by Jon Scieszka