Banner Bank has honored eight local employees in the company's annual awards ceremony that recognizes exceptional performance.
The Walla Walla-based bank lauded 59 employees from across the Pacific Northwest as recipients of the company's Banner's Best, Production Club and Real Estate Leaders Club awards for 2009, according to an announcement. The awards recognize those who exceed personal and bankwide goals and deliver superior customer service.
The Banner's Best award is given to employees who have excelled in customer service and surpassed their specific business goals. The six recipients of the 2009 Banner's Best award from the Walla Walla area include: Vice President/Risk Management & Compliance Officer Kathyrn Maag; Vice President/Real Estate Secondary Market Manager Jeannine Stanke; Vice President/Real Estate Loan Servicing Administration Manager Penne Locati; Senior Vice President/Controller Bill Jenkins; Vice President/Walla Walla & Tri-Cities Retail Division Manager Cyndi Wood; and Senior Vice President/Internal Audit Manager Mike Powers.
The Production Club award recognizes Personal Bankers and Tellers, as well as back office support staff who positively impact production and excel in customer service. Personal Banker Andrew Goss was the local recipient.
The Real Estate Leaders Club award acknowledges employees within the Real Estate Lending Division. Vice President/Real Estate Loan Officer LaRae Martin from the Walla Walla Residential Loan Center received the award.