Banner Corporation to Present at D.A. Davidson Financial Services Conference

WALLA WALLA, Wash., May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Banner Corporation (Nasdaq: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 present at the 15th Annual D.A. Davidson Financial Services Conference in Seattle. Banner's presentation is on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 1:05 p.m. PDT.

About Banner Corporation

Banner Corporation is a $4.2 billion bank holding company operating two commercial banks in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Banner serves the Pacific Northwest region with 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) 527-3636Source:Banner Corporation