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The owl symbolizes wisdom, intuition, and the ability to perceive what others may find difficult to see. Owls often demonstrate regal silence, fierce intelligence, and—when needed—power and endurance. For six generations, Baker Boyer employees have demonstrated such an unwaveringly prudent and long-term perspective.

With its “Owl of the Quarter” award, Baker Boyer celebrates an employee who best exemplifies these characteristics. Whether this be demonstrating teamwork, helping other employees achieve their goals, or providing clients with excellent customer service, the Owl of the Quarter is recognized by his or her peers as going above and beyond for those around them.

Winners of Owl of the Quarter

Tori Anguiano

Tori Anguiano

Tori Anguiano joined Baker Boyer in 2019. She is currently Executive Assistant to Vesna Dodge and Paraplanner with Baker Boyer's Financial Planning Department. Tori's day to day duties include assisting Vesna with anything she may need, working with the Financial Planning team on long-term planning, financial plans for clients, and participating in client meetings.

Here is what Tori's nominator had to say about her:

"Tori has been a role model in our department. She has such an amazing work ethic and an extremely positive attitude. She is basically working multiple positions and studying on her own time to obtain some credentials in the finance industry. She is someone that others feel like they can talk to and go to for advice. She always strives to continually learn and grow and be an asset for Baker Boyer and our clients."

Joe Burlingame

Joe Burlingame

Joe has been with Baker Boyer since 2011. Joe works directly with business clients in his role as Senior Business Advisor. He specializes in commercial lending with a focus on small businesses and agriculture. Joe provides business counsel and financial services to his clients on a daily basis.

Here is what Joe's nominator had to say about him:

"Joe has been an unbelieveable asset to the bank. There has not been a better mentor, coach, or human being that I have come across in my time here. Truly a great man and we are all lucky to have him here!"

Melissa Steffanson

Melissa Steffanson

Melissa Steffanson has been with Baker Boyer for 2 years. In her role as a Trust Associate, Melissa works on daily account settlement and balancing duties, client services, reviews and compliance, reports preparation, and working on special projects and training sessions. Recently she has been an integral part of multiple large projects at Baker Boyer.

Here is what Melissa's nominator had to say about her:

"Melissa has ensured the success of the Cetera Migration project. She has done this through a meticulous attention to detail and have provided a business process expertise that ensures we are meeting the needs of our clients while saving our employees precious time. At every turn she has engaged with a positivity, enthusiasm and can do attitude. She embodies the "power of nice" and drive the output of those around her."

Susan Eggers

Susan Eggers

Susan Eggers has been with Baker Boyer for 21 years. As a personal banker, she works with clients to open new accounts, change signers on business accounts, and handles notaries. Susan has two great grandchildren that keep her busy in her spare time. 

Here is what Susan's nominator had to say about her:

"She goes above and beyond with assisting both clients and coworkers as needed. She's always the first one to volunteer to do things even with SO many other things on her plate. She is an excellent multitasker with such a positive attitude. She's definitely a GREAT addition to Baker Boyer for the past 20+ years she's been here. We're lucky to have her."