SOURCE: Columbia Commercial Bancorp

March 18, 2008 14:22 ET

Columbia Community Bank Names Rich Cool as New Vice President & Relationship Manager

HILLSBORO, OR--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Rich Cool has been named vice president and relationship manager at the Tanasbourne office of Columbia Community Bank (OTCBB: CLBC). Cool joins Columbia Community Bank bringing over 31 years of experience in the banking industry as a commercial and business banking loan officer. Through the course of his career, Cool has been responsible for:

--  management of commercial loan portfolios and associated client
--  expertise in providing financial products and services to dental and
    medical professionals; and
--  preparation and presentation of comprehensive financial proposals and
    credit recommendations for clients in the small to mid-market
    manufacturing, wholesaling, service and commercial real estate sectors.

"Columbia Community Bank has continued to recruit the best possible candidates to serve our business clients. Rich Cool has a long and successful career in commercial lending in the Portland metropolitan marketplace and we are very pleased and excited to have him join our team of experienced commercial bankers," said Rick A. Roby, President and CEO.

Rich Cool has been actively involved in the community and has participated in organizations such as the March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society.

With offices in Hillsboro, Forest Grove, Tanasbourne and Tigard/Durham, Columbia Community Bank is dedicated to providing a superior and personalized business banking experience for its clients in and around Oregon. The bank was named among the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" by Oregon Business Magazine (2007) and has also been named by Portland Business Journal as one of the "Fastest-Growing Private 100 Companies in Oregon" for six years. For more information about Columbia Community Bank, please call (503) 693-7500 or visit

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