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Washington Federal names Rhett Bailey to new post

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Washington Federal has announced Rhett Bailey has been hired as a wholesale account executive.  In his new role, Bailey will be responsible for business development, customer service and custom-construction loan seminars. Bailey brings nearly a decade of experience to this new position, most recently as the assistant branch manager of Washington Federal’s Camelback office. Bailey… Read More →

Washington Federal appoints Omar Neira as business banker

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Washington Federal has announced Omar Neira has been hired as a business banker for two of its three Arizona divisions, focusing on 23 of the 35 Washington Federal branches statewide. In his new role, Neira will be responsible for business development, commercial real estate loans and small business lending. Neira brings more than a decade… Read More →

Washington Federal sees boost in earnings

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Washington Federal, Inc. parent company of Washington Federal, announced earnings of $40,361,000 or $0.42 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, compared to $38,657,000 or $0.38 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, an increase of 10.5%.   The quarter produced a return on average assets of 1.11% and a… Read More →

How can companies increase chances of securing capital?

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Silicon Valley Bank committed to lend or invest at least $100 million to technology and life science companies based in Arizona over the next five years, yet many experts say lack of money is preventing the state’s tech sector from exploding. “One area we still need to improve is in the area of capital availability,”… Read More →

Washington Federal Promotes Christopher Sailus

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Washington Federal has promoted Christopher Sailus to Northeast Arizona Retail Banking Division Manager, Vice President, announced Mike Brown, Washington Federal’s Arizona Regional President. In his new role, Sailus will be responsible for managing all branch activity within the Company’s northeast Arizona footprint, including Scottsdale, Superstition Springs, Fountain Hills, Mesa, Gilbert, Payson, Globe, Show Low, and… Read More →

Washington Federal Promotes Paris Davis

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Washington Federal has promoted Paris Davis to Northwest Arizona Retail Banking Division Manager, Vice President, announced Mike Brown, Washington Federal’s Arizona Regional President. In her new role, Davis will be responsible for managing all branch activity and growth within the Company’s northwest Arizona footprint, including Phoenix, Sun City, Sun City West, Glendale, Goodyear, Prescott Valley,… Read More →

Paul Sweetland joins Cushman & Wakefield

Paul Sweetland has been named Senior Director in the Industrial Properties Division of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Sweetland leases and sells industrial properties with a specialization in freestanding owner/user buildings and multi-tenant developments. Clients served by Sweetland include Western Refining, Harsch Investment Properties, Westcore Properties, Washington Federal, MDI Capital, Panattoni Development, Equity Building… Read More →

Washington Federal Promotes Hernandez to Assistant VP

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Washington Federal announced Debbie Hernandez has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager. Hernandez has been with Washington Federal for more than 12 years. In her position, Hernandez is responsible for increasing loan production and client base by growing the business checking and savings accounts and consumer checking and savings accounts. She is also… Read More →

Roberge joins Washington Federal as Branch Manager

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Washington Federal has announced that Justin Roberge has joined the bank as branch manager of the Sun City Branch. In his new role, Roberge will be responsible for providing leadership through employee motivation and development as well as managing the overall success of the branch. He will also be responsible for business development, deposit growth… Read More →

Washington Federal hires local talent

Todd Hatch
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Washington Federal has announced that Todd Hatch has joined the bank as assistant vice president/regional sales manager. With over 14 years in corporate banking, he brings extensive experience to his new position, including a strong background specializing in the financing of transportation and construction equipment. In his new role, Hatch will oversee equipment finance business… Read More →

Washington Federal Names Business Banking Credit Analyst

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Washington Federal has announced Brian McCrea as its newest business banking credit analyst. McCrea’s primary focus will be to assist with the origination of business loans to new and existing clients. McCrea’s prior experience includes serving as a consumer loan underwriter at a major bank in both Des Moines, Iowa and Tempe. He has a… Read More →