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Meet Our Directors


The Bank Directors live and raise their families in the surrounding neighborhoods of our community. Each is dedicated to strengthening the ties of the community while introducing a bank that serves its neighbors with personal attention and quality products. With local ownership also comes local involvement including investment in long-term relationships that benefit both Pacific West Bank customers and its shareholders.

Steve Gray
Steve is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific West Bank. Steve formerly was Corporate Controller for Microsoft Corporation and also worked as a Certified Public Accountant at Deloitte and Touche. He is a graduate of Oregon State University. Steve is a member of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Bankers Association and is active in several community organizations.

Tim Hysell
Tim is President, CEO and owner of Millennium Solutions, Inc. (Tualatin), an operations management consulting company and is Corp. Sr. VP of Blue Earth Inc. Technology and Programs Division (Wilsonville), an energy efficiency solutions provider. Tim also has served as a regional Cardiovascular Ultrasound Manager for General Electric and a sales representative and independent manufacturer's representative for Hewlett–Packard Ultrasound. Tim received a Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University and Associate of Applied Science degree from Spokane Community College.

Ed Kawasaki
Ed is a member of Kenryu Properties Northwest, LLC, a privately held partnership which owns, develops, manages and operates commercial and industrial real estate. Ed is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Oregon and Washington. Formerly, Ed has been Chief Financial Officer for Sonus Corp.; Executive Vice President and principal for Stafford Capital Corp.; Senior Vice President for Peregrine Holding, LTD.; Controller for Lewis & Clark College; and a CPA. Ed holds a J.D. from Northwestern School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oregon.

Mike Kelley
Mike is a local real estate investor involved in the development, ownership and management of multi-family residential buildings and office buildings in the Pacific Northwest. He is the managing member of the West Linn Corporate Park and a principal in Horizon Construction and Cascade Rental Management. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon.

Sue Lamont
Sue is an Account Executive at KATU, the ABC affiliate in Portland. Sue has been involved in sales, promotions and marketing for over 30 years, also having worked at KPTV. Sue is a native Oregonian and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oregon.

Rick McCloskey
Rick is CEO of Technocom, Inc., a technology infrastructure company based in Oregon and Washington. Formerly, Rick served as CFO and then COO of NorAm Telecommunications Inc, a fiber optic engineering and construction company acquired by a NYSE company (listed as Quanta Services) in 2000. In early 2001, Rick created Insight Development Group LLC, an angel investment group which invested capital and provided business advice to 12 different small businesses or start-up companies in Oregon, four of which merged to form Technocom in 2004. Rick attended University of Oregon, where he earned a degree in Finance and Accounting, and Linfield College, where he earned a degree in Computer Science. Rick serves on the Brian Henninger Children's Charity Board, Tournament Golf Foundation Board, Providence Hospital Community Board (Yamhill) and serves on the President's Council for George Fox University.

Steve Miller
Steve is the former CEO and owner of R.F. Stearns, Inc., a national leader in design/build steel construction, headquartered in Lake Oswego. With the company for over 24 years, Steve took the reins from founder Bob Stearns in 1996. Previously, Steve was a manager in the steel fabrication industry and a designer of agricultural equipment. He studied engineering and business management at Washington State University and is active in his parish and community.

Craig Ostbo
Craig is Partner and Principle at Koopman Ostbo Marketing Communications (KO), a Portland-based integrated marketing firm. Craig acts as Sr. Marketing and Brand Strategist and has directed the branding and marketing strategies for numerous national companies, including Wild Oats Markets, the Yoshida Group, Kroger's Naturally Preferred Brand, Mortgage Market, and Smuckers/R.W. Knudsen. Prior to KO, Craig was Managing Partner of the advertising and public relations firm Tom Drake & Associates.

Dan Taylor
Dan is Executive Vice President and owner/partner of Taylor Made Labels, Inc., in Lake Oswego. Taylor Made is one of the leading label manufacturers in the Northwest and employs over 80 people. Dan formerly was a sales executive for McLean Trucking, Schneider National, and Ryder Systems. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing.