Banner Corporation to Attend KBW Winter Financial Services Symposium

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Banner Corporation (NASDAQ GSM:BANR), the parent company of Banner Bank and Islanders Bank, today announced that Mark J. Grescovich, President and CEO, and executive management are scheduled to attend the KBW Winter Financial Services Symposium being held on February 11-12, 2016 at the Boca Raton Resort & Beach Club in Boca Raton, FL.

For more information on the conference, or to schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact your KBW representative.

About the Company

On October 1, 2015, Banner Corporation completed the acquisition of AmericanWest Bank which was merged into Banner Bank, a transformational merger that brought together two financially strong, well-respected institutions and created a leading Western bank. Banner Corporation is now a $9.8 billion bank holding company operating two commercial banks in five Western states through a network of branches offering a full range of deposit services and business, commercial real estate, construction, residential, agricultural and consumer loans. Visit Banner Bank on the Web at www.bannerbank.com.


CONTACT: MARK J. GRESCOVICH, PRESIDENT & CEO LLOYD W. BAKER, CFO (509) 527-3636

Source:Banner Corporation