Roger Busse is an accredited banking executive of 39 years who became president and chief executive officer in 2015. Recently, Roger was named to the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking. He joined Pacific Continental Bank in 2003 as chief credit officer after 25 years with U.S. Bank. In 2006, he was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer; and in 2007, promoted to president and chief operating officer. A certified management consultant, Roger holds a bachelor’s degree from Reed College, a master's degree from Harvard University and is a graduate of the Harvard/MIT executive negotiation curriculum. Roger is on the board of Synergy by Association – an affiliate to the Oregon Bankers Association. Roger is a frequent speaker at executive forums, business symposiums and universities focusing on ethics and management. Roger has recently spoken at Harvard, Reed College, University of Oregon, Warner Pacific College and other institutions. Roger is an avid community volunteer for organizations such as FOOD For Lane County and Habitat for Humanity.
As a seasoned banking veteran with 35-plus years of management and credit administration experience, Casey joined Pacific Continental in 1995. In 2015, Casey was named executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to his appointment, he served in various capacities with the bank including commercial lending and credit administration. A graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School, he attended Montana State University. Casey actively participates in the fundraising efforts of numerous nonprofit organizations in addition to serving as a board member and secretary/treasurer of the Independent Community Banks of Oregon; board member and council president for the Oregon Trail Council-Boy Scouts of America; and as a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Member Advisory Council.
Richard (Rick) Sawyer was named executive vice president and chief financial officer for Pacific Continental Bank in August 2015. Rick possesses strong experience within the community banking industry and also provides great insight and counsel related to one of PCB’s key business niches – the nonprofit sector. A long-time resident of Indiana, Rick was formerly the vice president for Lifeline Youth and Family Services, a nonprofit helping at-risk youth located in Fort Wayne. Prior to that, he was the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Tower Financial Corporation, a publicly held community bank also headquartered in Fort Wayne. Originally from Miami, Fla., Rick attended and graduated from Taylor University in Indiana with a degree in accounting. He and his wife are avid outdoor enthusiasts.
In 2008, Rachel joined Pacific Continental Bank as senior vice president and human resources director; later that same year, she was promoted to executive vice president and in 2015, Rachel became chief administrative officer. Prior to joining PCB, Rachel served 12 years as executive vice president and director of human resources for First Defiance Financial Corporation. She is both a certified SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Recourses) and a SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional). Rachel holds an Executive MBA degree from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Bluffton College. Rachel was recently named to the board of directors for one of Eugene’s most prominent nonprofits: FOOD For Lane County.
A Pacific Continental employee since 1988, Mitch brings 35-plus years of banking experience to his role as chief banking officer. During his career with PCB, Mitch has received multiple promotions in progressively responsible leadership roles. He holds bachelor’s degrees in both economics and political science from Southern Oregon University and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking. A life-long community volunteer, Mitch currently serves on the board of directors for the Oregon Bankers Association as Immediate Past Chairman; additionally, he serves on the Advisory Board of Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics and is a member and past president of Eugene Southtowne Rotary. In addition to his volunteer activities, Mitch is a mentor and occasional guest speaker for business and marketing classes at the University of Oregon and Northwest Christian University.
Scott joined Pacific Continental Bank in 2001, and leads the company’s health care banking team. He has over 20 years of commercial lending experience in the health care market, including more than 14 years in dental practice lending. Scott recently graduated from the prestigious Pacific Coast Banking School. Additionally, Scott served on the Portland Metro Brownfields Task Force and volunteers at CYO Camp Howard. A lifelong Oregonian, Scott graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in marketing. In his free time, Scott enjoys spending time with family and golfing.
Scott joined Pacific Continental in 2014, as senior vice president and chief information officer. He has more than 20 years of technology leadership experience, including 10 years in the financial services industry. Scott has held a number of IT management roles in industries such as transportation, chemical manufacturing, high tech and the public sector. He studied at the University of Oregon and has earned numerous industry and professional credentials. Over the years, Scott has volunteered his time to help families displaced by natural disasters, as well as providing support and advocacy to improve treatment and long-term outcomes for people with autism spectrum disorders.
Damon began his banking career at the commercial banking division of Siuslaw Valley Bank in 1992, where he worked in all aspects of commercial banking. Damon joined the Pacific Continental team as a commercial lender working with small business professionals, becoming well versed in SBA lending. Under his leadership, PCB was awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s District Director’s Award for Special Achievement in 2009. Damon was also instrumental in establishing the bank’s expertise in the dental health care niche. In 2006, he was promoted to the position of senior vice president and senior credit officer. In 2015, Damon was promoted to executive vice president and chief credit officer.
Maria Seip, (B.A., University of Iowa with honors; J.D., University of Oregon), is a seasoned general counsel and attorney with more than 15 years of experience in commercial transactions, land use, creditor’s rights, business practice and litigation. Maria left private practice in 2004 to join Pacific Continental Bank as legal counsel. She was promoted to senior vice president and general counsel in 2008, and was named executive vice president and chief risk officer in 2016. In this role, Maria directs the risk and legal functions of the bank, including internal audit, compliance, enterprise risk management and all legal activities. Maria is an active member of the American Bar Association, and both the Oregon and Washington State Bars where she serves on various committees. Maria has published articles and made numerous presentations to professional and community organizations. She also volunteers in support of the Oregon Law Foundation and is an active community volunteer.
Having recently joined Pacific Continental Bank as executive vice president and chief nonprofit and sustainability officer, Mark most recently served as president and CEO of Capital Pacific Bank. Mark has more than 30 years of experience in commercial banking, credit management and corporate finance at financial institutions such as U.S. Bank and Security Pacific Bank. Mark is a director at “I Have a Dream” Oregon and Kompanion, Mercy Corps’ microcredit bank in Kyrgyzstan. He is a past chair of the Oregon Bankers Association and previously a member of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking. Mark is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Stanford University with a degree in economics and Spanish.
Denise joined Pacific Continental Bank in 1990 and soon became involved in the commercial lending arena. Prior to her 2012 promotion to market president, Denise spent the past several years as a commercial banking manager and team leader where she supervised a large staff of commercial lenders and support teams. In addition, Denise graduated from three prestigious banking schools: Pacific Coast Banking School, Northwest Intermediate Banking School and Northwest Commercial Lending School. Her volunteer work includes serving on the board of directors for Womenspace and Cascades West Financial Services. She has also served on various civic and social services committees for such organizations as the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce and Looking Glass Youth and Family Services.
Prior to joining the bank’s leadership team in 2010, Bob served as senior vice president and relationship banking team leader in the Portland metropolitan market. Before joining Pacific Continental Bank in 2000, Bob worked for Bank of America holding numerous leadership positions. Bob is a graduate of both the Western School of Bank Management and the Western School of Commercial Lending, and holds an MBA from George Fox University and a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University where he majored in international business and minored in economics. A life-long community volunteer, Bob actively supports numerous nonprofits organizations and currently sits on the board of the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette.
Jocelyn Lane joined Pacific Continental Bank in September 2016 as president of the Puget Sound market. She previously served as executive vice president and market president at Foundation Bank which she joined in September 2014. She has over 25 years of banking experience and brings a wealth of knowledge to her position as an experienced professional concentrating on building and enhancing strong relationships with community associations, property managers, CPAs, attorneys, medical professionals, affluent investors and operating companies. Prior to joining Foundation Bank, she was executive vice president and Palm Beach County chief executive officer for Gulfstream Business Bank where she earned numerous awards and recognition by developing and growing markets, exceeding goals and driving strategic initiatives. She holds a Masters in Communications/Marketing from the University of Florida, a Masters in Banking from the University of Virginia and the Consumer Banking Association, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Florida. Additionally, she holds several other certifications and licenses from the securities industry as well as others.