January 10, 2012 - Bridget Smith Ohl 
Lake Oswego, Oregon…MS. SHERI STEINSEIFER was recently selected as recipient of The Bank of Oswego's annual "PURPLE COW" Award, an honor bestowed upon bank employees for exemplary customer service and team work. She joined the bank in April 2010 as Concierge/Receptionist and has over 30 years banking experience in the Lake Oswego area.

The award, named after The Purple Cow, the classic bestseller book authored by Seth Godin, is an internal recognition program initiated by the bank to reward employee commitment to their job as viewed by their peers.

Dan Heine, President & CEO, commented that "Sheri truly models the attitude, conduct and spirit that are the bedrock of "world-class customer service" standards. Just as the book describes, a Purple Cow is phenomenal and remarkable, and stands apart from all others. Sheri truly embodies this every day at our bank."

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About The Bank of Oswego

The Bank of Oswego serves professional and business clients. It is a locally owned and managed full-service bank with two branches in Lake Oswego and a Business Banking Center in Sherwood, Oregon. Named one of the “100 Fastest Growing Private Companies” by the Portland Business Journal in June 2010, The Bank of Oswego provides a full range of banking services, paired with highly personalized customer service. For more information, visit