Seattle, WA – Bryan McDonald, Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer of Heritage Bank, subsidiary of Heritage Financial Corporation (“Company” or “Heritage”) (Nasdaq: HFWA), is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to the Seattle team including Beth Meidinger, John Evans, Matt Olfson and Nathan Musgrove. All team members will be located at our new Downtown Seattle Office located at 1420 5th Ave., Suite 3600.
Beth Meidinger joins Heritage Bank as Senior Vice President & Commercial Relationship Manager. Beth has more than 30 years of banking experience, most recently as a Commercial Team Leader for a large regional bank. She is a 2009 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and is actively involved in the community. Beth is a Board Member and the Board Secretary for The Village Theatre in Issaquah, Washington where she participates on various committees. Beth is also a past-Board President for the Outdoors for All Foundation, based in Seattle where she still serves on the Finance Committee.
John Evans joins Heritage Bank as Vice President & Commercial Relationship Manager with 17 years of banking experience including retail, consumer and commercial lending. He is a 2015 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Washington where he sits on the Finance Committee. John is also an active volunteer with the Outdoors for All Foundation, a non-profit which provides recreational activities to adults and children with disabilities.
Matt Olfson joins Heritage Bank as Vice President & Commercial Relationship Manager. Matt has been a banker for 31 years. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is a 2003 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. Matt contributes to the community through volunteer work with the Auburn Food Bank.
Nathan Musgrove joins Heritage Bank as Loan Production Assistant. Nathan joins the team with three years banking experience. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business and is an active volunteer for Rebuilding Together in the South Sound area.
Our current Seattle team includes: Carlos Guangorena, Senior Vice President & Regional Lending Manager; Amy Curran, Senior Vice President & Team Leader; Randy Robinson, Senior Vice President & Community Development Lender; Dave Purcell, Senior Vice President & Capital Markets Manager, Al Shott, Senior Vice President & Commercial Lender; Jim Liming, Senior Vice President & Commercial Lender; Jennifer Warburton, Senior Vice President & Cash Management Manager; Tyler Easterday, Cash Management Sales Officer; Alexander Pace, Credit Analyst; and Susan Martin, Loan Production Assistant.