Community Bank Earns Exceptional Workplace Recognition in Oregon,
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Bank, a subsidiary ofUmpqua Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: UMPQ),
has been recognized by The Oregonian and Puget Sound Business Journal
for its commitment to creating an environment where employees thrive.
The Oregonian included Umpqua Bank on its inaugural Top Workplaces list,
and the Puget Sound Business Journal identified Umpqua Bank as a
finalist in its Washington’s Best Workplaces contest.
“Umpqua’s more than 2300 associates share an incredible commitment to
creating a culture that fosters not only their professional growth but
also the health and well-being of our customers and communities,” said
Ray Davis, president and CEO of Umpqua Bank. “This recognition belongs
to our associates and I’m very pleased to see their contributions
The Oregonian’s first Top Workplaces list acknowledges the best places
to work in Oregon and Southwest Washington, and was published in a
special section on Sept. 16. The Oregonian partnered with research firm
Workplace Dynamics to facilitate the selection process. Companies were
chosen from employee nominations, which were followed by comprehensive
surveys. Those nominees scoring highest made the Top Workplaces list.
In the Seattle area, the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Washington’s
Best Workplaces contest was established in 2007. It identifies and
honors companies that create a positive, high-performing culture and
shares best practices with other organizations. Survey firm Quantum
Workplace followed up on employee nominations and conducted online
employee surveys. The 85 highest-scoring companies, including Umpqua
Bank, were named finalists.
About Umpqua Bank
Bank, headquartered in Roseburg, Ore., is a subsidiary of Umpqua
Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: UMPQ) with locations between San Francisco
and Seattle, along the Oregon and Northern California Coast, and in
Central Oregon and Northern Nevada. Umpqua Bank has been recognized for
its innovative customer experience and banking strategy by national
publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times,
BusinessWeek, Fast Company and CNBC. The company has been recognized for
the past six years in a row on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the country’s
“100 Best Companies to Work For.” Umpqua Holdings also owns a retail
brokerage subsidiary, Umpqua Investments, Inc., which offers services
through Umpqua Bank stores and in dedicated offices throughout Oregon.
Umpqua’s Wealth Management Division serves high net worth individuals
and nonprofits by providing customized financial solutions and
offerings. Umpqua Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Portland,
Ore. For more information, visit http://www.umpquabank.com.
Ming Lacey, 503-546-7891
Source: Umpqua Bank