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Date: May 21, 2015
Location: Seattle, WA

Foster Pepper is pleased to present a facilitated strategic discussion about community banking in the Northwest. Please join us on May 21, 2015. To register, please send your name, company and title to Price Herriage-Wilson at

Thursday, May 21, 2015
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. with reception to follow

Foster Pepper PLLC
1111 Third Avenue
30th Floor Conference Center
Seattle, WA 98101


Moderated by John Bley, Foster Pepper

1:00 p.m. Registration

1:30 p.m. Program

Futurist Panel - The State of Pacific Northwest Banks and Banking in the Year 2025

    • Tom Cleveland, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Access Business Finance, LLC
    • Jim Pishue, President and CEO, Washington Bankers Association
    • Bob Rogowski, Managing Director, Wedbush Securities, Inc., PCS Investment Banking, Community Banking Group

Foster Pepper Panel Discussions

  • Commercial Lending Trends and Hot Button Issues for 2015
    • Julie Seidenstein, Of Counsel, Foster Pepper
    • Ben Seeger, Associate, Foster Pepper
  • Top 3 Employment Law Issues for 2015 That Should Keep You Up at Night

Bankers Panel - Navigating Pacific Northwest Banking in 2015

    • Brian Vance, President and CEO, Heritage Financial Corporation
    • Denise Portman, President and CEO, Bank of the Pacific
    • Jim Haley, President and CEO, Thurston First Bank, Chairman of the Community Bankers of Washington

Closing Remarks - The State of the State in 2015

    • Scott Jarvis, Director, Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

5:00 pm. Reception

Please send your name, company and title to Price Herriage-Wilson at by Friday, May 15, 2015.

Contact John Bley at or 206-447-8915.

To view the materials, please click here.

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