Banner Corporation to Present at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Community Bank Investor Conference

WALLA WALLA, Wash., July 25, 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, is scheduled to present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 14th Annual Community Bank Investor Conference in New York.

Banner's presentation is on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. EDT.

About the Company

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) 527-3636 The Cereghino Group IR CONTACT: 206-388-5785Source:Banner Corporation