Making Good in Banking and Finance

Job changes, new hires, achievements, good deeds and recognition. © 2013 Idaho StatesmanSeptember 24, 2013 


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Alexander promoted

Spring Alexander is now a compliance officer at Idaho Independent Bank.

Alexander joined the bank in September 2012 as Community Reinvestment Act officer and compliance analyst. She graduated with an associate’s degree in science from the College of Southern Idaho and earned the certified regulatory compliance manager designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers in 2010.

Alexander represented Idaho Independent Bank on the product guidance and data and outcomes committees for United Way of Treasure Valley’s Bank On initiative.

Zions promotes Jost, hires Van Winkle

Wes Jost has been named senior vice president and manager of Zions Bank’s Idaho Commercial Real Estate Group. Jason Van Winkle has joined the bank as a vice president and commercial relationship manager.

Jost has 15 years of experience in commercial banking and commercial real estate, and for the past four years has worked as a commercial real estate loan officer for Zions Bank.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana University and is treasurer and board member of the Urban Land Institute-Idaho. He and his wife, Joanna, live in Boise with their two children.

Van Winkle works at the Eagle and Chinden Financial Center at 6176 N. Eagle Road. He has nine years of banking experience, most recently as a senior business relationship manager for Wells Fargo in Boise. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s of business administration from Northwest Nazarene University.

Van Winkle is a member of the Eagle Chamber of Commerce and an assistant coach for Southwest Ada County Softball. He and his wife, Missy, live in Boise with their four children.

Agenbroad joins Zions

Jeff Agenbroad has joined Zions Bank as a vice president and commercial relationship manager, responsible for business development, underwriting and managing relationships with commercial banking clients. He is based at the Commercial Banking Center at 9th and Idaho streets in Downtown Boise.

Agenbroad has 25 years of experience, most recently as CEO and owner of Since 86 Inc., where he managed a portfolio of businesses.

He also has more than 15 years of banking experience as a branch manager and commercial loan officer with U.S. Bank and as an area manager with Washington Mutual Bank, where he helped establish the bank’s presence in Southwest Idaho. He was previously a vice president and owner of Title One Corp. in Nampa.

Agenbroad is a founding member and treasurer of the State of Idaho Health Insurance Exchange Board, chairman of the board of directors of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Nampa, and president of the board of directors of the Snake River Stampede.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business finance from the University of Idaho, graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, and graduated with honors from Western Agricultural at Washington State University.

Fogerson joins team at Wells Fargo

Julie Fogerson has been appointed to the Idaho regional banking communications team at Wells Fargo & Co.

Based in Boise, Fogerson will lead media relations and strategic internal and external communications for the region. Fogerson has 15 years of experience in communications, media and public relations.

Most recently, she was the director of communications for an Idaho-based consumer technology company, and she has held public relations positions with global communications firms in the New York and Seattle areas.

She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Hawaii Pacific University and a master’s degree in negotiation and dispute resolution from Creighton University.

Carpenter joins Northwest Bank

Jack Carpenter has been named vice president and treasury management officer of the Boise office of Northwest Bank.

Carpenter will be responsible for helping customers maximize their liquidity, simplify business operations and address systems-security risks.

He worked at Zions Bank as vice president of government banking and treasury relationship sales manager, working primarily with government and corporate banking clients. He has also served as a branch manager and has more than seven years of experience in the banking industry.

Carpenter earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s of business administration from Northwest Nazarene University.

He is a member of the Boise Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee and the NNU Alumni Association and volunteers with Idaho Public Television, Paint the Town and United Way.

Reynolds heads business team

Andy Reynolds has been named business banking team leader at U.S. Bank. Reynolds leads a team of relationship managers who work with commercial clients in the small-business market. His team covers communities including the Treasure Valley; west to Ontario, Vale and Nyssa, Ore.; east to Glenns Ferry and north to McCall.

Reynolds has worked in the financial services industry for 20 years, 10 of them at U.S. Bank. He has held various roles at U.S. Bank, including relationship manager and market manager in Eagle and Meridian. He won U.S. Bank Annual Pinnacle Awards in 2001 and 2003 for being a top performer.

Reynolds earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho in Boise. He lives in Meridian.

The market includes 36 traditional U.S. Bank retail branch locations and 12 in-store locations. Reynolds works at the U.S. Bank office at 1515 S. Orchard St.

Walden promoted

Andrea Walden is now a financial service representative III at D.L. Evans Bank.

Walden, a Boise native, has worked for D.L. Evans Bank since 2006. She volunteers her time to the Susan G. Komen Race for A Cure, the Fitness Celebration, the Half Marathon for the “Great Potato,” the YMCA Christmas Run and “Ben’s Bells.”

Post joins RBC Wealth Management

Brian Post is a senior financial associate in the Eagle office. Post joins the firm’s King Miller Barrios & Boe Investment Group, where he will be responsible for trading and management of client portfolios and will be a member of the investment committee.

Post joins RBC with 10 years of Wall Street and investment finance experience including research, banking, private equity and commercial real estate investing. He was a senior research analyst at Roth Capital Partners in Newport Beach, Calif., where he developed and led a small-cap mining and resources research practice. Post earned his degree in finance and business economics from the University of Idaho.

Banner taps Amaya for Meridian branch

Pete Amaya has joined Banner Bank as vice president and manager of the Meridian branch at 900 E. Fairview Ave.

Amaya has 35 years of financial industry experience. He began his career as a consumer market manager, district manager and regional manager before becoming a branch manager. He has served in a management capacity in community banking, private banking, business banking and commercial banking.

Amaya attended the Anderson School of Business at UCLA and California State University Northridge, where his undergraduate studies focused on business administration and finance.

Through the American Bankers Association, Amaya engages in continuing education, earning certifications in sales, management and leadership programs. Some of the organizations he’s a part of in Meridian include the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Lions Club, Optimist Club, Kiwanis International and the American Legion. Amaya is a U.S. Army veteran and served as a military policeman.

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