Bank of the Cascades
What industry do you belong to? How long have you been in the industry? What position do you currently hold?
I belong to the specialty healthcare lending field. I'm a banker at Bank of the Cascades. I'm the Practice Finance Manager. I've been in this specific industry for 25 years. Most of My experience is from the Midwest. I've been in the Portland area from a year.
What is your favorite part of working in your industry?
I love the practices and the people I get to work with inside the dental industry.
How long have you been a member of ODEA? Why did you join?
I've been a member for about 4 months. I was very taken with the organization and its ability to cater to the dental practice manager. I have not seen this type of state organization in other markets that I have worked in (i.e. The midwest states).
What services does your company provide for dental front office professionals?
We provide financing and banking services for dental practices.
What is your favorite activity outside of work? How do you spend your time?
I love going to opera although its mostly HD performances at the movie theater from the Met. I like classical music in general (married into it). I also love travel. I love great wine and food (ok, who doesn't)
Tell us something surprising about yourself!
I am a big sci fi freak!