Board of Directors


  • Craig Wanichek

    craig-wanichekCraig is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He has over 20 years of banking experience during which he managed significant business relationships with family owned businesses in the Willamette Valley. He currently serves on the Associated Oregon Industries Board, and previously served as chair of the City of Eugene Budget Committee and on the Boards of the Eugene Chamber of Commerce and Cascade Health Solutions.

  • Paul Weinhold, Chair

    paul-weinhold-chairPaul is a Founding Director and currently serves as Board Chair, Chair of the Compensation and Nominating Committee, and as a member of the Audit Committee. He is the President of the University of Oregon Foundation and has served in leadership roles for a variety of local non-profits and currently serves as the Vice President of the Oregon Urology Foundation. Prior to joining the University of Oregon Foundation, with more than twenty years in leadership roles in the commercial insurance industry.

  • Andy J. Storment, Vice Chair

    andy-j-storment-vice-chairAndy is a Founding Director and currently serves as Board Vice Chair, and as Chair of the Loan Committee. He is a Managing Director of McKenzie Capital, a locally owned private equity firm that manages investments in commercial real estate and operating companies in Oregon. Formerly, he was Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of Percon Incorporated and has prior experience in the accounting and wood products industries.

  • Richard M. Abraham, MD

    richard-m-abraham-mdRichard is a Founding Director of Summit Bank. He has been a practicing Emergency and Occupational Medicine physician with Cascade Medical Associates since 1979 and is their current President. He is also managing partner of Eugene Urgent Care walk-in clinics and the Medical Director of Cascade Health Solutions Occupational Medicine Program. He serves on the boards of Cascade Health Solutions, McKenzie Willamette Medical Center, and the Safety and Health Institute.

  • Alan V. Evans

    alan-v-evansAlan is a Founding Director and currently serves as a member of the Loan Committee. He is founder and President of Evans, Elder & Brown, Inc., a commercial real estate brokerage active in sales, leasing, and development of commercial properties. He also serves as Vice Chair of the the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene. He previously served as Chair of the Arts Foundation of Western Oregon and as a member of the boards for the Eugene Opera and the Oregon Bach Festival.

  • Steven Korth

    steven-korthSteve has been a Director since 2008 and currently serves as a member of the Loan Committee. He is the Director of Real Estate and Development for his family business McKay Investment Company. He has served on the boards of the Eugene Chamber of Commerce, Lane Metro Partnership, and the Oregon Community Foundation. He is also active in local government, having served on the Mayor of Eugene’s Economic Development Committee, the Eugene Enterprise Zone Committee.

  • Andy Moore

    andy-mooreAndy has been a Director since 2010 and currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee. He is Co-President of MLF Group, LLC (Pepsi-Cola Eugene, Coos Bay & Newport and Northwest Vending Company) and President of Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Bend. He currently serves on the boards of the Oregon Soft Drink Association, the American Beverage Association, Cascade Health Solutions, Willamette Valley Council of the Oregon Community Foundation, and the Eugene Country Club.

  • Dennis G. Orem

    dennis-g-oremDennis is a Founding Director and currently serves as a member of the Compensation and Nominating Committee. He is the CEO of Jerry’s Home Improvement Centers, with stores in Eugene and Springfield. He has been an active participant in local, regional and national industry trade organizations including serving on the boards of the Western Building Materials Association, the Home Center Institute, and the Eugene Chamber of Commerce.

  • John R. York, MD

    john-r-york-mdJohn is a Founding Director and currently serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. He is the retired President of Women’s Care Associates and serves on the Board of Trillium Holdings. He previously served on the boards of Agate Resources, Pacific Source, Medical and Surgical Specialists, and was the OBGYN Department Chair for Peace Health.

  • Ross Kari

    rossRoss Kari retired in 2013 as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Freddie Mac. He currently serves as a trustee on the University of Oregon’s Board of Trustees. Ross has a distinguished career in banking and finance. He spent a large portion of his career – from 1983 to 2001 – at Wells Fargo, rising from senior financial analyst to executive vice president and chief financial officer. He has also served as chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bank and Safeco and executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. Ross also served as a director and chair of the audit committee for KKR Financial Holdings LLC – a publicly traded specialty finance company.