Fernando Lira is a Business Banking Associate serving our Portland/Hillsboro markets. Fernando supports the treasury management & deposit operations team with a focus on providing exceptional service to all clients. Additionally, Fernando assists clients through the onboarding process and their day-to-day banking needs. Fernando is a first-generation college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance & Marketing from Pacific University. Furthermore, he also obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus in Strategic Management & Organizational Behavior Management from Pacific University. Fernando possesses strong skills in data analysis, finance, community engagement, and business development. He has a deep commitment to the community and giving back which is reflected in the 6 boards & commissions he serves on: the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Latino Advisory Commission, Washington County Audit Committee, West Region YMCA Advisory Council, Washington County Housing Advisory Committee, Washington County Chamber of Commerce Latino Business Advisory Council, and the Oregon Banker’s Association BIPOC Task Force.