Banner Corporation to Attend KBW Community Bank Investor Conference

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Aug. 01, 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 participate in the KBW Community Bank Investor Conference being held on August 2-3, 2016 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

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 $9.9 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

Contact: Mark J. grescovich, President & CEO Lloyd W. Baker, CFO (509) 527-3636

Source:Banner Corporation