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 banking with a balanced mix of senior management positions in Commercial Real Estate and Commercial and Industrial lending. He has held credit management positions involving loan approval, problem loan management, and overall portfolio monitoring including stress testing. Walker currently serves as the President of Cascade Capital Funding, a Certified Development Company authorized by the Small Business Administration to serve Oregon’s Small Business Community.