909 SE Bay Boulevard
PO Box 2280
Newport, OR 97365

Oregon Coast Bank Promotes Becky Lytwyn to Vice President of Real Estate Lending

For Immediate Release
Thursday, April 21th, 2016

Contact: Fred Postlewait
              Oregon Coast Bank

Newport, OR – Longtime local banker Becky Lytwyn has been chosen to manage Oregon Coast Bank’s Real Estate Lending Department, which over the past 13 years has provided local families and businesses with more than $500 million in real estate financing. In her new position as Vice President of Real Estate Lending, Lytwyn will oversee mortgage operations in the bank’s offices in Newport, Pacific City, Tillamook, Lincoln City, Waldport and Toledo. She will also continue to work directly with customers.

Lytwyn came to Newport twenty years ago as Program Director for the Yaquina Bay YMCA. She began her banking career in 2000 and accepted a position as a loan processor at Oregon Coast Bank in 2006. Later, she was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Loan Officer. Having helped hundreds of families obtain mortgages, Lytwyn is known for her expertise in the secondary market, refinancing and portfolio loans.

Active in the community, Lytwyn currently serves as Vice President of Food Share of Lincoln County and is a member of the Newport High School Grad Night Committee. Her son Geoff will be a Newport High School graduate in June, before entering the US Air Force.

“Over the past ten years, Becky has repeatedly demonstrated her ability to successfully help customers through the mortgage process, even in cases when customers have unique circumstances or properties that are difficult to finance conventionally,” explained Fred Postlewait, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oregon Coast Bank. “She’s well qualified to lead our Real Estate Lending Department and continue to make it grow.”

“One of the most important functions of any community bank is providing a steady source of local real estate lending,” added Joe Postlewait, Oregon Coast Bank’s Senior Vice President – Securities & Credit Administrator. “Becky Lytwyn is more than just a good manager; she’s committed to simplifying the mortgage process so that obtaining a home loan can be a quicker and easier process.”

Oregon Coast Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank with over $200 million in assets.