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.
July 9th, 2007
Joe Postlewait Named Manager of New Oregon Coast Bank Waldport Office
Waldport, OR – The Board of Directors of Oregon Coast Bank has announced that Joe Postlewait will be the manager of the bank’s newest office which is currently under construction in Waldport. The cedar clad structure is being built on property the bank owns on NW Spring Street, just north of the intersection of Highways 101 and 34. Oregon Coast Bank expects to open its new Waldport branch during the fall.
February 12th, 2007
Doreen Howry Named Vice President / Compliance & Technology for Oregon Coast Bank
Newport, OR – The Board of Directors of Oregon Coast Bank has unanimously voted to promote Doreen Howry to the position of Vice President / Compliance & Technology. Howry has been a key member of the Oregon Coast Bank management team since the bank first opened in July of 2002.
February 5th, 2007
Oregon Coast Bank Promotes Cora Warfield to Senior Vice President / Bank Operations
Newport, OR – Based on her key role in the bank’s continued strong financial performance, the Board of Directors of Oregon Coast Bank has unanimously voted to promote Cora Warfield to the position of Senior Vice President / Bank Operations. Warfield first joined Oregon Coast Bank’s management team in the spring of 2002, before the bank opened its first office. Since then, she has played an active part in the bank’s rapid growth to its current level of three offices and more than $83 million in total assets.
December 18th, 2006
Jill Postlewait Named Manager of Oregon Coast Bank’s Newport Office
Newport, OR – The Board of Directors of Oregon Coast Bank has unanimously voted to promote Jill Postlewait to the position of Assistant Vice President/Bank Manager – Newport Office. Postlewait has already started in her new position.
March 8th, 2006
Oregon Coast Bank to Open Lincoln City Office
Lincoln City, OR – A banner reading “Oregon Coast Bank Temporary Lincoln City Office Opening Soon” has drawn considerable attention along Highway 101. The independent community bank recently announced that it had chosen Lincoln City as the location for its third office. The Newport-based bank has purchased property on SW 12th Street (directly behind NAPA and across Highway 101 from the factory outlets) and is finalizing plans for the construction of a permanent Lincoln City office which is projected to be completed in January of 2007. Oregon Coast Bank expects to receive both FDIC and state approval of its expansion plans to Lincoln City before the end of this month. The bank has leased temporary office space at 1800 SE Highway 101 (just north of the Hilltop Inn) and plans to open around May 1st of this year.