2022 Oregon Bank Leadership Symposium

Register today for the Oregon Bank Leadership Symposium. This is the premier Oregon-focused event for bank executives, directors, emerging leaders and industry partners. The Symposium will include topical discussions and presentations on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities within the Oregon banking community. It will also include our association’s annual meetings, awards and fundraising auction not to mention festive holiday fun - under our event theme of "Onward & Upward."

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Lodging Reservations

This event takes place at the Graduate Eugene.  To make your lodging reservation, click here or call 844-888-4723 and reference the 2022 Oregon Bank Leadership Symposium.

OBA's Discounted Room Rate:
​$139 (plus tax) per night
Room block expires on November 4, 2022.

Sunday, December 4
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
This session is for board members only.
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
This session is for board members only. CBO & OBA will hold a joint meeting from 2-3:30 pm.
Monday, December 5
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Enjoy the opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new people engaged in the Oregon banking community in a festive holiday setting. The University of Oregon Chamber Choir will kick-off the Symposium during this merry hour of holiday caroling.
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Presiding Officers: CBO Chair Jeff Bailey, President & CEO, Bank of Eastern Oregon OBA Chair Gordon Zimmerman, President & CEO, Citizens Bank
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dr. Ed Seifried, Professor Emeritus, Economics & Business, Lafayette College
10:35 AM - 11:10 AM
10:35 AM - 11:10 AM
Blake Earley, Vice President - Congressional Relations, American Bankers Association
11:15 AM - 11:55 PM
11:15 AM - 11:55 PM
Dr. Paul Godfrey, William & Roceil Low Professor of Business Strategy, BYU Marriott School of Business
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
OBA’s Community Applause Award is co-sponsored by Oregon Business magazine.
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Panelists: Sean Hoar, Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Erich Paetsch, Shareholder, Saalfeld Griggs, and Hal Scoggins, Shareholder, Farleigh Wada Witt Moderator: Shannon Martinez, Partner, Saalfeld Griggs
Jim Petkovits, Payment Consultant, Wespay Advisors
John Meyer, Senior Director - Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Cornerstone Advisors
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Join with friends and place your bids at this reception featuring harpist Becca Schaefer and a special appearance by “The Duck.”
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, December 6
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:05 AM - 11:05 AM
10:05 AM - 11:05 AM
Panelists: Betsy Johnson, Former Oregon Legislator & Business Owner; Joth Ricci, President & CEO, Dutch Bros Coffee; Angela Wilhelms, President & CEO, Oregon Business & Industry Moderator: Linda Navarro, President & CEO, Oregon Bankers Association
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
Kelly Graves, Head Coach - Women's Basketball, University of Oregon
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
Professor Emeritus, Economics & Business
Lafayette College
VP - Congressional Relations
American Bankers Association
William & Roceil Low Professor of Business Strategy
BYU Marriott School of Business
President & Chief Executive Officer
Oregon Business & Industry
Former Oregon Legislator and Business Owner
Former Oregon Legislator and Business Owner
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dutch Bros Coffee
Head Coach, Women's Basketball
University of Oregon
Senior Director - Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
Cornerstone Advisors
Partner & Chair
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Attorney - Partner
Saalfeld Griggs PC
Saalfeld Griggs PC
Farleigh Wada Witt
VP - Education & Training
Wespay Advisors

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To sponsor, please contact Lori Kaliher at lkaliher@oregonbankers.com.
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors

Arctic Wolf Networks

Arctic Wolf is the market leader in security operations. Using the cloud-native Arctic Wolf Platform, we help organizations end cyber risk by providing security operations as a concierge service.

BHG Bank Network

BHG has been lending for over 20 years and is the #1 source for high quality commercial and consumer loans across the country. Today, over 1,450 banks have partnered with BHG to buy these superior loans through our online Loan Hub.

Cornerstone Advisors

Cornerstone Advisors is a consulting firm that helps banks reduce expenses and improve efficiency. Cornerstone’s contract negotiation services deliver reduced expenses, market priced contracts and improved contract terms.


FPS GOLD provides core processing and eBanking software for community banks across the United States.


Glia helps business reinvent how they support customers in a digital world.

Optimum Seismic, Inc.

The Optimum Seismic team has been making California cities safer since 1984 by providing full-service earthquake engineering, steel fabrication and construction services for multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

Pacific Coast Banking School

Educating Bankes. Creating Leaders.

Reich & Tang

R&T Deposit Solutions (R&T) and Total Bank Solutions (TBS) have combined to drive innovation and expand our suite of comprehensive products and services.

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Auction Items Download

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Item # Item Name Donated By Market Value
1 Seattle Seahawks New Year’s Game Day Getaway  Synergy by Association $1,380
2 Mariners Press Club Tickets Columbia Bank $1,600
3 Abby Road Farm Experience Clackamas County Bank $1,050
4 Wine Country Hot Air Balloon Adventure & Allison Inn Stay Saalfeld Griggs $1,000
5 Dory Boat Fishing for Two Heritage Bank $600
6 Distinctive Bourbon Trio Lewis & Clark Bank $260
7 Case of Fine Reds Chris and Beth Karlin $560
8 Florence Weekend Get-Away Gift Basket People's Bank of Commerce $800
9 Griffin Creek Tempranillo Vertical  Bob Moore of People's Bank of Commerce $200
10 1957 Kopke Colheita Tawny Port Citizens Bank $489
11 Tissue Print Wool & Cashmere Wrap Scarf Heritage Bank $99
12 Gucci Flora Gardenia Fragrance Set PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. $136
13 Kate Spade Margaux Satchel Trang Sumpter $358
14 UGG Whistler Throw Blanket Heritage Bank $98
15 Stephanie Inn Gift Card Moss Adams LLP $500
16 Ken Wright Cellars Tasting & Wine First Federal $229
17 2015 Sotor Vineyards Mineral Springs Ranch Pinot Noir Rich Brown of Bank of America $100
18 Oregon Historical Society Family Membership & Gift Card Becky & Kerry Tymchuk $180
19 Oregon Historical Society Private Vault Tour for Six Becky & Kerry Tymchuk Priceless!
20 Oregon Campfire Gift Basket Bank of Eastern Oregon $400
21 World-Famous Memphis BBQ Dinner for Four ICBA Securities $175
22 Always Pan Set Heritage Bank $145
23 Anova Precision Sous Vide Cooker with Wi-Fi Saalfeld Griggs $220
24 Durant Oregon Olive Oil Trio Saalfeld Griggs $90
25 Tasteful Oregon Coast Getaway Oregon Coast Bank $545
26 2020 Mark Ryan Winery Lucia Rose Trio Tim Martinez of Martinez & Sons $360
27 Oregon Pinot Noir Three-Bottle Sampler  Farleigh Wada Witt $250
28 Hard-to-Find Bourbon Quartet Lewis & Clark Bank $340
29 Oregon Women's Basketball Game Experience Summit Bank and the University of Oregon Women's Basketball Team $1,800
30 Portland Timbers Game Experience Umpqua Bank $550
31 Portland Trail Blazer Center Court Tickets Allen Trust Company $900
32 Portland Trail Blazers - Series of Four Games Umpqua Bank $1,300
33 Portland Trail Blazers Getaway Willamette Valley Bank $588
34 Portland Trail Blazers Lexus Club Level Tickets Delap LLP $500
35 Portland Trail Blazers Studio Suite Tickets KeyBank $1,575
36 Luxury Bourbon Gift Basket Summit Bank $275
37 Case of Fine French Wine Chris and Beth Karlin $960
38 Golf and Lunch with Kerry Tymchuk at Portland Golf Club Becky & Kerry Tymchuk $175
39 Scotty Cameron Special Select Newport Putter PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. $400
40 Yeti Hopper Flip 12 Soft Cooler Willamette Valley Bank $290
41 Ray-Ban Original Aviator Sunglasses Heritage Bank $163
42 Apple AirPods Pro Ear Buds (2nd Generation) Banner Bank $249
43 Wine Picnic Backpack TIB - The Independent Bankers Bank  $75
44 Beach House Getaway Vina and Tim Carpenter  $1,200
45 Yeti Tundra 35 Hard Cooler BHG Bank Network $350
46 Metolius River Painting Synergy by Association $1,000
47 Custom Black Walnut Bench Claudio & Linda Navarro $500


The Graduate Eugene, 66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401
Location: The Graduate Eugene, 66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401