PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ), parent company of Umpqua
Bank and Umpqua Investments, has named Eve Callahan senior vice
president of corporate communications to lead its newly formed corporate
communications division. In this role, Callahan will be responsible for
all internal and external communications, including Umpqua’s public
relations strategy, investor relations, and have oversight of Umpqua’s
community responsibility programs.
Eve Callahan, senior vice president of corporate communications, Umpqua Holdings Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)
“Eve has a deep background in communications and is a proven leader with
the experience to communicate Umpqua’s brand and strategy effectively
across multiple audiences,” said Ray Davis, president and CEO of Umpqua
Bank. “Eve comes with a thorough understanding of Umpqua’s value
proposition, and her thoughtful and strategic approach will be an
immediate benefit to the company. I am very pleased to welcome Eve to
Callahan brings more than 12 years of marketing and public relations
experience to the position. Most recently she was senior vice president
at Lane PR, where she oversaw the development and execution of strategic
public relations campaigns for a broad range of consumer and
Callahan graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in
English and is a classically-trained Julliard violinist. She’s earned
numerous honors for her work, including PRSA Spotlight, Bulldog Media
Relations and PRSA Bronze Anvil awards. Callahan is and has been active
with a number of nonprofit organizations, including OMSI, Friends of
Chamber Music, Slow Food, and I Have A Dream Foundation.
About Umpqua Holdings Corp.
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) is the parent company of Umpqua
Bank, an Oregon-based community bank recognized for its
entrepreneurial approach, innovative use of technology, and distinctive
banking solutions. Umpqua Bank has 184 locations between San Francisco,
Calif., and Seattle, Wash., along the Oregon and Northern California
Coast, Central Oregon and Northern Nevada. Umpqua Holdings also owns a
retail brokerage subsidiary, Umpqua Investments, Inc., which has
locations in Umpqua Bank stores and in dedicated offices in Oregon.
Umpqua Bank’s Private Bank Division serves high net worth
individuals and non-profits providing customized financial solutions and
offerings. Umpqua Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Portland,
Ore. For more information, visit www.umpquaholdingscorp.com.
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