1. Tell me a little about your business.
Founded in 1972, Pacific Continental Bank, delivers highly personalized services through 14 banking offices in Oregon and Washington. With $2 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest with offices in three of the region’s largest markets including Seattle, Portland and Eugene. Pacific Continental targets the banking needs of community-based businesses, health care professionals, professional service providers and nonprofit organizations.
2. What is the most important thing you want people to know about your business?
Throughout our history, Pacific Continental has been a leader in helping businesses and communities flourish. Our team of bankers understands the challenges and opportunities unique to the industries we serve, and we work hard to help our clients succeed. This dedication has resulted in thousands of clients banking with Pacific Continental for at least a decade, some for more than 30 years.
3. What do you perceive as the benefits you receive from Chamber membership?
The Tualatin Chamber is a key advocate for business at the local and state level. Through our membership, we believe we have a stronger voice before policy makers and a strong partner in helping to enhance the community of Tualatin.
4. How does your business give back to the community?
While working with business clients remains a critical focus, Pacific Continental emphasizes participation in our local communities. Through our Giving with Heart program, the bank donates each year to numerous nonprofits. We also encourage our employees to volunteer with community organizations and provide time for them to do so during their work day.