BOISE, ID--(Marketwired - Jan 17, 2014) - Idaho First Bank (OTCQB: IDFB) has named Kathleen C. Lewis to Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer to replace Jerry Jutting who has served in the CCO role for the last six years and plans to retire in June, 2014. Ms. Lewis, a licensed CPA in the state of Idaho, will hold responsibility for all aspects of credit administration and credit quality for the Bank's lending functions and credit portfolios.
Ms. Lewis brings over twenty five years of banking experience to her role, having led teams and divisions in the areas of commercial banking, private banking, and retail and small business banking. Most recently, Kathleen served as senior vice president and regional team leader for several US Bank commercial banking locations in western Idaho. Previously, Ms. Lewis was senior vice president and region manager of retail, small business and private client services for Umpqua Bank's Washington and Northern Oregon divisions.
Kathleen currently serves on the boards of Saint Alphonsus Foundation; Feed the Gap, Inc. and the Ada County Boys & Girls Clubs.
Idaho First Bank is a state-chartered commercial bank headquartered in McCall, ID with additional mortgage operations in Boise. In January, 2014, the Bank is adding a full service branch in downtown Boise. For more information, visit us at www.idahofirstbank.com.