September 11th, 2009
Oregon Coast Bank Announces Management Team for New Toledo Office
Newport, OR – Robin Brown, a Toledo resident for 32 years, has been named Operations Supervisor of Oregon Coast Bank’s new Toledo office. Jake Postlewait, also a resident of Toledo, will manage the office. With construction underway, the new 3,600 square foot office is scheduled to open during the first quarter of 2010.
July 31st, 2009
Excavation Begins at Site of Oregon Coast Bank’s New Toledo Office
Toledo, OR – With site work and foundation preparation already in progress, Oregon Coast Bank is projecting that construction of the bank’s new Toledo office should be completed in the first quarter of 2010. The office will be located at the intersection of NW First Street and NW A Street, across from the Toledo Post Office. Quade Commercial Construction, a Lincoln County firm, is the general contractor. The majority of subcontractors have also been hired from within the county.
June 12th, 2009
Oregon Coast Bank Reveals Toledo Site Plans
Toledo, OR – Preliminary architectural drawings for Oregon Coast Bank’s new Toledo office have been submitted to the Toledo Planning Department. The bank has purchased property at the intersection of NW First Street and NW A Street, across from the Toledo Post Office. Construction may start as early as June and the office is expected to be open before the end of the year.
May 7th, 2009
Lynn Thomson Named Manager of Oregon Coast Bank’s Waldport Office
Waldport, OR – Lynn Thomson, a 30-year resident of Yachats, has been promoted to the position of Manager of Oregon Coast Bank in Waldport. She replaces Joe Postlewait, who recently transferred to the bank’s main office to work in financial operations and investments. Thomson, who has been a banker in Lincoln County for 19 years, helped open Oregon Coast Bank’s Newport and Waldport offices.
February 23rd, 2009
Local Bank Remains Solid
Newport, OR – Troubles in the banking industry have become an almost daily feature in the national media, yet here on the central Oregon coast one financial institution has remained as solid as ever. In fact, based on all major indicators, Oregon Coast Bank has actually grown during the recent economic crisis.
January 16th, 2008
Rob Thompson Joins Oregon Coast Bank Board of Directors
Newport, OR –Lifelong Newport resident and third generation business owner Rob Thompson has accepted a position on the Oregon Coast Bank Board of Directors. Locally owned and operated, Oregon Coast Bank has offices in Newport, Lincoln City, Pacific City and Waldport. Thompson is the eighth member of the bank’s board and the first new addition since the bank was chartered in 2002.
October 4th, 2007
New Oregon Coast Bank Waldport Office Set to Open in November
Waldport, OR – With contractors completing the interior finishes, Oregon Coast Bank expects that its newest office will be opening during November in Waldport. The building, which overlooks the bay, is located on NW Spring Street, just north of the intersection of Highways 101 and 34. The cedar clad 2,500 square foot office is designed to reflect local architecture and includes both a drive-up window and ATM. A Lincoln County firm, Quade Construction, is the general contractor and most subcontractors have also been local.
September 10th, 2007
Oregon Coast Bank Passes $100 Million Milestone
Newport, OR – Because so many of them serve smaller markets, reaching the $100 million asset level has always been an important benchmark for a community bank. Stay in business long enough and most community banks eventually do reach the mark, but very few achieve the milestone quickly. One exception is Oregon Coast Bank who, on August 28, after just five years and 52 days of operations exceeded the $100 million mark in total assets.
August 24th, 2007
More Than 60 Celebrate Rose Wharton’s Promotion to Vice President of Oregon Coast Bank
Pacific City, OR – It’s hard to keep a secret in a small town. It’s even harder to keep a secret from someone as well known locally as Rose Wharton, the manager of Oregon Coast Bank’s Pacific City office. But that’s exactly what her co-workers and friends attempted to do as they planned a party to celebrate Wharton’s promotion to Vice President.
July 23rd, 2007
Hundreds Celebrate Grand Opening of Oregon Coast Bank’s New Lincoln City Office
Lincoln City, OR – Fortunately the weather was perfect, because the crowd spilled out into the parking lot last night as Lincoln City area residents formally welcomed Oregon Coast Bank to the community. Although the bank first opened a Lincoln City branch in temporary quarters during May of 2006, yesterday’s event marked the Grand Opening of Oregon Coast Bank’s new 3600 square foot Lincoln City office.