Michael G. Huston Named Chief Lending Officer of Northrim Bank

ANCHORAGE, Ala., May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:NRIM) today announced the hiring of Michael Huston to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Northrim Bank, effective immediately.

Huston was formerly with First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. headquartered in Billings, Montana, rising to the level of Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer after serving as regional president in Wyoming overseeing the Casper, Jackson, Riverton, Cheyenne, and Laramie markets, as well as serving as a commercial loan manager earlier in his career.

“Mike brings a wealth of experience in banking to Northrim and has strong management and leadership skills,” said Joe Schierhorn, President and CEO of Northrim Bank. “We continue to attract new talented bankers to our team as we grow our Alaska franchise.”

Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, graduating Magna Cum Laude, with a President’s Scholarship from Arizona State University. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. Huston is very active in his community, having served as president or as a board member for the Montana Bankers Association, the United Way of Natrona County, the Casper Public Utilities Advisory Board, the Amoco Reuse Agreement Joint Powers Board, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming and its Endowment Foundation, Casper Area Economic Development Association, the Casper College Foundation, and the Wyoming Building Corporation.

About Northrim BanCorp

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. is the parent company of Northrim Bank, an Alaska-based community bank with 14 branches in Anchorage, the Matanuska Valley, Juneau, Fairbanks, Ketchikan, and Sitka serving 90% of Alaska’s population; and an asset based lending division in Washington; and a wholly-owned mortgage brokerage company, Residential Mortgage Holding Company, LLC. The Bank differentiates itself with its detailed knowledge of Alaska’s economy and its “Customer First Service” philosophy. Affiliated companies include Northrim Benefits Group, LLC; and Pacific Wealth Advisors, LLC.


Contact: Joe Schierhorn, Northrim Bank’s President and CEO. (907) 261-3308

Source:Northrim BanCorp, Inc.