Leadership Team

Craig Wanichek

Craig has served in leadership roles in both banks and private businesses prior to joining the Bank in 2008. He has over 25 years of banking experience during which he managed significant business relationships in the Willamette Valley. Craig also served as Director of Investor Services and Treasury for a […]

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Aaron Walker

Aaron Walker

Aaron graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. He later received his Masters’ in Business Administration from Colorado State University. A couple of years later he graduated with honors from Pacific Coast Banking School. Walker has nearly 30 years of experience in

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Ashley Horner

Ashley Horner

Ashley is a graduate of the University of Portland with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a focus in Finance. She was elected by her peers to the board of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) and is Chair of multiple committees. Ashley also obtained her Advanced

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Chris Hemmings

Chris is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Summit Bank.  He joined the accounting department in 2008 and has worked in a number of positions with Summit Bank before taking on his current role. He brings a wealth of knowledge about risk, compliance, and operations to his role

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Gary O’Connell

As Market President of our Central Oregon Region, Gary manages all operations in Central Oregon for Summit Bank. Gary joined the Bank in 2015 and has more than 25 years of financial industry experience in Oregon with National and Regional institutions. He graduated from the University of Portland with a

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Jenny Bennett, CFMP

Jenny is the Market President of Summit Bank.  Before this promotion, she served as the bank’s marketing and business development director.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis on public relations from the University of Oregon.  She is currently the Chair of the Communications Council for the

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Scott Goldstein

Scott was part of the Bank’s founding Management team in 2003.  He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California, focusing on Portfolio Management and Financial Services.  Before founding Summit Bank, Scott served as the chief financial officer for Bit-by-Bit Computers, Inc. and held analyst and

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