ILWACO, Wash. - ShoreBank Enterprise Cascadia has announced the addition of Walt Postlewait as the chief operating officer. He will be part of the senior management team in Ilwaco.

Postlewait will manage finance, information technology, loan portfolio administration and compliance. He will participate fully in program planning, business strategy, external relations, growth strategies and community relations that support ShoreBank's triple bottom line approach to creating positive economic, ecological and social benefits.

He comes to ShoreBank Enterprise Cascadia from Bank of Astoria, where he served as vice president and commercial lending officer since 2003. He previously served in various positions with MBank and Bank of America in the Portland area. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Oregon and is a graduate of the Northwest Intermediate Banking School.

Active in the community, Postlewait has participated on a number of boards and committees including the Columbia Memorial Hospital Foundation, Clatsop Community College and St. Mary Star of the Sea School.

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