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Commercial Division Director at Banner Bank

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Portland, Oregon

Job Description:

Commercial Division Director Opportunity Overview

As a Commercial Division Director with Banner Bank you will be directly accountable for the performance and goal attainment of a designated group of Commercial Banking Centers. The incumbent is the primary sales and business development driver for the division. Responsible for sales, customer service and quality at all levels. Able to manage the most complex credits in the division.

As a Commercial Division Director with Banner Bank you will have the opportunity to:

  • Direct the sales, marketing, and business development plan for the division.

  • Develop and manage the income and expense budget for the division.

  • Develop and lead teams to build profitable relationships with business customers.

  • Ensure division staff meets goals for commercial loan growth, deposit growth, and quality.

  • Monitor all credits through periodic reviews and analysis. Maintain appropriate levels of credit quality.

  • Creating awareness of the bank and its services through community activity. Resolve customer issues with satisfactory results.

  • Ensure staff members are trained in sales, service, operations, and lending skills. Ensure exceptional customer service and the proactive cross-selling of Bank products and services based on customer needs.

Travel: Frequent


Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field.

  • Master’s degree preferred.


  • More than 8 years of bank experience in commercial credit and business development.

  • 3 or more of experience in a senior leadership/management position.

Preferred Skills

  • Proven ability to successfully lead sales and business development.

  • Proven ability to develop, underwrite and manage complex business relationships.

  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and budgeting.

  • Strong leadership and team building skills with an in-depth knowledge of management and supervisory principles, policies, and legal requirements. Proven ability to motivate staff in the areas of sales, service and quality. 

  • Demonstrated training and performance coaching skills.

  • Effective presentation, communication, and negotiation skills with strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Excellent compensation, plus bonus potential

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, health and dependent daycare funds, life and disability protection

  • Paid vacation time, sick time and 10 company paid holidays

  • 401k (with up to 4% match)

  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service

About Banner Bank

For more than a century, Banner Bank has played an important part in the history and growth of the communities we serve by delivering competitive financial services to our clients.   Today, Banner Bank is a publicly held bank holding company with $10 billion in assets, over 2,000 employees and more than 200 locations, in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California.  Banner Bank is a super community bank which strives every day to give back to our communities, helping to make them better places in which to work and live.

Banner Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.


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