Russell A. Lee

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Russell A. Lee, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF BANKING OFFICER

Russell A. Lee has been the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer since January 2020. Mr. Lee leads the retail, commercial, and wealth management teams. Mr. Lee joined the Company as an Executive Vice President in August of 2018 to lead Special Projects. Prior to this, Mr. Lee was President and CEO of Inland Northwest Bank (INB) until it was acquired by First Interstate. Mr. Lee has over 40 years of community banking experience including serving as President of two other Pacific Northwest community banks prior to INB. Mr. Lee has a Master of Business Administration Degree from Western Washington University as well as an undergraduate degree in Cello Performance from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.