THE BANK OF OSWEGO PROMOTES HILLARY HESS
July 9, 2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lake Oswego, Oregon…….It was announced today by bank officials that HILLARY HESS, a 30-year veteran of banking, was promoted to Assistant Vice President/Retail Banking.

Ms. Hess's experience includes customer service, deposit operations and staff management, most recently with Wells Fargo Bank. Her new role with The Bank of Oswego will include management of personnel and customer service in personal banking.

The Bank of Oswego, a locally owned and managed full service-bank, has two full service locations in Lake Oswego and also recently opened The Sherwood Business Banking Center in Sherwood. The bank serves businesses, individuals, entrepreneurs, women in business, and the mature market through: complete lending and deposit services; a mobile branch courier service; online 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.