July 21, 2005 - LAKE OSWEGO, OREGON...Lake Oswego’s new community bank, The Bank of Oswego, which opened in December 2004, is expanding its team.

Tim Heine has been appointed vice president of retail banking. Heine, who has more than 11 years of banking experience, was formerly a regional branch manager at First Independent in Vancouver, Washington. Heine has a B.S. in accounting from Edgewood College in Madison Wisconsin.

Carol Newlon has more than 25 years of banking experience in customer service and operations. As an Operations Specialist, Newlon will contribute to the overall operations of the deposit and loan departments.

The Bank of Oswego, a locally owned and managed full service bank, is located in Lake View Village, at the intersection of A and State in downtown Lake Oswego. Lobby banking hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and at other times by appointment. Ample parking is available in the Lake View Village parking garage.

The Bank of Oswego serves businesses, individuals, entrepreneurs, women in business, and the mature market through: complete lending and deposit services; a mobile branch courier service; on-line banking; complimentary ATM usage; complimentary access to a “Community Room” for meetings; and an “At Your Service” concierge, who will provide expertise on local attractions, information about local events, and assistance with special arrangements.

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