BEND, Ore., July 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Idaho First Bank (the “Bank”) (OTC: IDFB) Announces Appointment of Zak Sundsten as Vice President (VP), Director of Commercial Relations at Bank’s Bend , Oregon Loan Production Bureau (LPO).
As Vice President, Director of Commercial Relations, Zak works directly with local businesses, providing them with business loan services. Prior to joining the bank, Zak was Vice President, Director of Commercial Relations for Umpqua Bank and has over 24 years of experience in the Central Oregon market.
“I am thrilled to be working for a true community bank dedicated to the success of businesses and residents of central Oregon. New and existing customers can expect fast, flexible and professional service from me and the rest of the Bend team, ”said Zak Sundsten, Vice President, Director of Commercial Relations.
“Going above and beyond for its clients, Zak is always on the lookout for creative solutions to meet their individual and unique needs. It’s not just about banking for him … it’s about providing the best possible service experience, ”said Steve Ferber, senior vice president, regional market manager, Idaho First. Bank.
Starting his banking career in 1997, Zak graduated from Western School of Commercial Lending in 2005 and Commercial Lending School in 2006. Zak is actively involved in the local community and is a financial services representative on the board of directors of the economic development of central Oregon. . Originally from Oregon, Zak currently resides in Bend where he enjoys spending time with his family and working on home improvement projects.
“Zak’s breadth of experience and success in the commercial lending arena along with his active involvement in the community has made him a great addition to our team at Bend,” said Todd Cooper, CEO of Idaho First Bank.
About Idaho First Bank
Idaho First Bank (IFB) is a state-chartered, full-service community bank established in October 2005 and headquartered in McCall, Idaho. Known for its People First and Community First motto, IFB serves communities in southwestern Idaho with five additional branches located in New Meadows, Eagle, Ketchum, Nampa, Boise and a Loan Production Office (LPO) in Bend. , Oregon. Idaho First Bank is a member of the FDIC and an equal housing lender. For more information, visit us at www.idahofirstbank.com
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