Making Personal Inroads with Businesses

Adams, John
October 2005
Bank Technology News;Oct2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the interview of Susan Pittman, President and Chairman of Wheatland Bank in Olympia, Washington. In a question related to the expansion of the bank further into consumer lending, she said that they wanted to increase the portfolio of the bank, streamline the consumer loan process and get into a tiered risk-based pricing profile. When being asked about their operational set up she said that they have a decentralized lending structure, with a lending officer in each branch.


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