The Bank Slate


Northrim in Alaska taps insider as next bank president

Northrim BanCorp in Anchorage, Alaska, has a new bank president. 

The $2.7 billion-asset company said in a press release Friday that Michael Huston will succeed Joe Schierhorn on Saturday. Schierhorn will remain president and chief operating officer of the company and chairman and CEO of the bank.

Huston will remain the bank’s chief lending officer.

Amber Zins was named the bank’s chief operating officer. She most recently served the bank’s chief administrative officer. 

“Mike and Amber bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to their new roles and expanded responsibilities” Schierhorn said in the release. 

“We have built a team of experienced professionals over the years to ensure the long-term success of our business,” Schierhorn added. “Investing in our people and recruiting talented bankers to our team remains a key element of our growth strategy.”

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