A number of promotions were recently approved by the Baker Boyer board of directors
Effective Jan. 1, they include Teresa Larson to executive vice president, Josh Allington to senior vice president, Russ Colombo to senior vice president, J.T. Lieuallen to vice president, Mark Lutcher to vice president, Levi Waggoner to assistant vice president, Lora Zink to assistant vice president, Jessica Long to assistant vice president and John Cunnison as vice president, chief investment officer
A number of the promotions are with personnel who have a decade or more experience with the bank, including Colombo with 39 years, Larson (35), Allington (19), Long (16), Zink (14), Cunnison (11) and Lieuallen (10).
“Seeing the growth of these individuals is testament to our culture of nurturing talent with in the bank and our commitment to the communities we serve,” said Mark Kajita, Baker Boyer president and CEO.
While most of the employees promoted reside in Walla Walla, Zink has ties to Milton-Freewater, where she was appointed as the branch manager in 2015. She is a current board member of Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance, Milton-Freewater Area Chamber of Commerce, president of Community Development Partnership and a general member of the Milton-Freewater Rotary. In addition, Lieuallen practiced law in Pendleton prior to joining the bank.
Established in 1869, Baker Boyer has a branch in Milton-Freewater as well as locations in Washington. For more information, visit www.bakerboyer.com.