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What started in 2000 as a small branch in Salem, OR now serves 18 locations throughout the Northwest. We increased our footprint by never forgetting who and what really matters, the people and the businesses who make up each community. We don’t hesitate to get out from behind a desk, to get behind countless civic, charitable, educational and economical development endeavors.
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Danny Salgado places #30 in Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators in the Northwest
We are honored to announce that Danny Salgado from our Vancouver Home Loan Center has placed #30 in the Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators in the Northwest! A huge congratulations Danny, well done. Keep up the great work!
Willamette Valley Bank Welcomes Ryan Allbritton
Willamette Valley Bank is honored to Welcome Ryan Allbritton to the Banking Divison as Senior Vice President and Chief Banking Officer! Click Play to hear Ryan’s #WhyWVBK.
To learn more about Ryan and his community involvement, click here: https://www.willamettevalleybank.com/about-us/news/willamette-valley-bank-hires-ryan-allbritton-as-senior-vice-president-and-chief-banking-officer/
WVBK Home Loan Center celebrates DK Day
May 5th, 2014 was the day that dan King joined the Willamette Valley Bank Home Loan Division. Throughout the course of those 7 years, he’s instilled a culture that strives to provide a sense of family to WVBK employees. This year WVBK ordered brunch for all branches and hosted a company call where Dan King reminisced with employees over the past 7 years and how far the Home Loan Division has come as a team.
Bring Your Kids to Work Day 2021
April 22nd was also Bring Your Kids to Work Day! Seeing that most parents have taken their children to work this year (working remotely), we thought we’d send the packages to our employees to enjoy at home instead of the office. Packages included a WVBK coloring book, stickers, a custom Go-Fish game, and snacks!
WVBK celebrates Teach Children to Save Day!
April 22nd was Teach Children to Save Day! WVBK depositories offered fun goodies such as coloring sheets, piggy banks, crayons, snacks, and more. Teaching the NextGen in our Communities the value of saving is crucial to their futures, and we are honored to have the opportunity to teach them.
WVBK Next Genners enjoy the Snow
Like many others this week, our locations received snow and ice storms in the PNW. We saw some #WVBKFamily members taking advantage of the snow and wearing their #WVBKGear while doing so!
Willamette Valley Bank rolls out Anniversary program for employees
This year WVBK rolled out the Anniversary Program for employees – which not only includes awesome WVBK Gear, but also an award to represent the number of years the employee has been with us. We look forward to sending out more gifts and watching our WVBK Family build their WVBK Legacies in the years to come.
Coeur d’Alene Team Gives back
Our CDA team members as well as a few of our #NextGen assisted in splitting and delivering wood for the organization Elderhelp of North Idaho. WVBK CDA is happy to be a part of the #LOCAL community we serve.
ElderHelp of Northern Idaho is an organization that helps the elderly community within Kootenai County with various things such as snow shoveling, yard maintenance, and much more.
WVBK Employees donate a total of $6,550 for Tree of Hope 2020
Each year, WVBK Employees participate in Tree of Hope, an annual event where WVBK Employees and Family members adopt a family in need for the holidays. With most employees working remotely, we thought we’d opt for a virtual way to still help those this holiday season. We are so proud to announce that WVBK Employees donated a total of $6,550 to three great organizations: Elderhelp Northern Idaho, One Simple Wish, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho.
Willamette Valley Bank turns 20!
October 31st, 2020 was the date that Willamette Valley Bank celebrated 20 years in business. Press play to hear from many strong roles that took part in watching WVBK grow into the company that it is today.
Willamette Valley Bank delivers $10,000 check to United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley
On September 23rd, CEO Ryan Dempster and Jane Lowery delivered a check for $10,000 to United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley to assist in aid for those affected by the devastating wildfires that took place earlier this month. Willamette Valley Bank noted on social media that they would match cash donations up to $3,500 when the wildfires first engulfed our surrounding communities. By the end of the month, our caring and thoughtful community donated $6,500 to the cause.
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley is still in need of donations for those still affected by the aftershock of the wildfires. Please visit the link below to see daily updates on items needed or how you may help
Living Locally in Boise
WVBK 3rd Annual Tree of Hope Project
Our 3rd Annual Tree of Hope Project was our biggest yet, thanks to the generosity of our WVBK family member. Our Home Loan Teams across Oregon, Washington and Idaho all adopted one or more families to gather gifts and donations in an effort to give back to the communities that we love so much.
CDA Cruise for a Cause
Willamette Valley Bank’s CDA Home Loan Center along with the Coeur‘d Alene Association of Realtors hosted the 2nd annual Cruise for a Cause. It was a fun evening cruising Lake Coeur’d Alene bidding on auction items to help raise money for the Community Action Partnership. The C.A.P. Food Bank serves Kootenai County and is working daily to concur growing hunger epidemic that doesn’t only affect third world countries, but those in our very own communities.
Better not Bigger
Through transforming the experience and expectation of banking, home and commercial financing, Willamette Valley Bank strives to be the BEST bank in the world, not the biggest. #LiveLendLocal