People: Columbia Banking System Inc (COLB.OQ)
23 Aug 2019
Mr. Craig D. Eerkes is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Eerkes has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Pacific Energy, Inc., a Tri-Cities based retail and wholesale petroleum company with locations throughout Washington since 1981. He has an extensive background with financial institutions and broad experience in highly regulated industries, including sixteen years as a director of WMI Insurance Company, a health and life insurance company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the chairman and a director of AmericanWest Bancorp from 2004 to 2012, as well as a director of First Hawaiian Bank from 1996 to 1999. He was founder, director and chairman of American National Bank, N.A., Kennewick, Washington, from 1981 to 1996. Mr. Eerkes is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound. He was named “Tri-Citian of the Year” for 2014 and is actively involved in the Boy Scouts, Boys & Girls Clubs, United Way and several other community organizations. His expertise in community banking and risk management brings strong operational depth to the Board. Mr. Eerkes was named as Chairman of the Board of Columbia in May 2018.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||99,250|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||69,974|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||169,224|