Raymond P. Davis, age 63, serves as director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Umpqua, positions he has held since the Company’s formation in 1999. Mr. Davis has served as a director of Umpqua Bank since June 1994. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Umpqua Bank from June 1994 to December 2000 and from November 2002 to the present. He has also served as President of Umpqua Bank from June 1994 to December 2000 and from March 2003 to the present.
Business: Extensive leadership, management and business operations experience as President and CEO of Umpqua and Umpqua Bank. Banking: : More than 30 years experience in the financial services industry, including his positions as President and CEO of Umpqua and Umpqua Bank and as President of US Banking Alliance, a bank consulting firm. Financial: Expertise as Chief Financial Officer of Security Bank, Reno, Nevada. Civic: Board service with SOLV, an Oregon organization fostering environmental stewardship, and Founders Circle, plus service on the Big Brothers Big Sisters, Children’s Council.
Peggy Y. Fowler, age 61, was appointed to the board in April 2009. Ms. Fowler served as CEO and President of Portland General Electric (“PGE”) (NYSE: POR) from April 2000 to December 31, 2008 and as Co-CEO from January 1, 2009 to March 1, 2009. She was chair of the board from May 2001 until January 2004. She served as President of PGE from 1998 until 2000 and is currently a director of Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE: HEI) and Hawaiian Electric Company.
Business: Strong leadership and business operations experience as President and CEO of PGE, director of The Regence Group, Chief Operating Officer of PGE’s Distribution Operations, Senior Vice President of PGE’s customer service and delivery and Vice President of PGE’s power production and supply. Banking: Banking industry experience as director of the Portland branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Finance: Expertise serving as a committee member for several entities: Audit Committee for Hawaiian Electric Company, Finance Committee for PGE, Investment and Executive and Governance Committee for Regence. Civic: Board service as a director for PGE Foundation and Mentor for International Women’s Forum.
Stephen M. Gambee, age 49, was appointed to the board in July 2005 and was elected in 2006. Since 1994 he has been the President and CEO and a shareholder of Rogue Valley Properties, Inc. and a Managing Member of Rogue Waste Systems, LLC, a family owned business providing waste disposal and environmental services in the Southern Oregon area. Prior to assuming the duties of the family businesses, Mr. Gambee was a real estate economist employed by Robert Charles Lesser & Co. /Hobson & Associates as the Pacific Northwest Director of Consulting.
Business: Management, leadership, business operations and governmental relations experience as President and CEO of Rogue Valley Properties and Managing Member of Rogue Waste Systems, LLC, which are environmentally conscious waste management businesses. Civic: Chairman of the St. Mary’s School Community Foundation. Chairman of Jackson County Commission Economic Development Advisory Committee. Member of the Finance Committee, Asante Health System. Currently Vice-Chair (past Chairman) of the Medford-Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Gambee has also previously served as: Director and President of the Craterian Theater/Collier Center of the Performing Arts; Treasurer of YPO Oregon Evergreen Chapter; Director and Treasurer for Rogue Gallery and Art Center; and Director of the Jackson Josephine County Boys and Girls Club.
James S. Greene, age 59, was appointed to the board in July 2012. He is a Vice President with Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDQ: CSCO) in its Global Advanced Services Organization. He has been in this role since February of 2012. He joined Cisco in 2005 as Vice President and Global Head of their Financial Services Consulting Business. From there he served as leader of Cisco’s global Strategic Partner Organization.
Business: Management consulting, business operations and information technology systems, solutions, sales and delivery. Senior executive roles at Accenture, CapGemini and currently Cisco Systems, Inc. Industry: Global Financial Services. Global Information Communications Technology. Finance: Serving the global FS industry for 32 years. Civic: Neighborhood association and board. Community sports teams. Governance: 10 year member of the board of Electronics For Imaging, Inc., a public company (NASDAQ: EFII), where he served on the board’s Audit Committee, Governance and Nomination Committees. Served on several private company boards and advisory boards.
Luis F. Machuca, age 55, was appointed to the board in January 2010. Since January 2002, he has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Kryptiq Corporation, a healthcare applications company that activates collaborative care.
Business: Business operations and innovation technology experience as President and CEO of Kryptiq Corporation as well as senior leadership roles at Intel Corp.; EVP of the NEC Computer Services Division of PB-NEC Corp. and President and COO of eFusion Corp. Civic: Serves on the Cambia Health Solutions Board of Directors and the University of Portland Board of Regents. He has served as director or Trustee of the Oregon Health & Science University Foundation Board of Trustees, the ENDfootwear Advisory Board, the Catholic Charities of Oregon Board of Directors, the Portland Metropolitan Family Services Board of Directors, the Jesuit High School Board of Trustees, the Lifeworks NW Board of Directors, and the Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council Executive Board. Governance: Current chairman of Umpqua’s Budget and Compensation Committees and serves on Executive and Risk and Governance Committees. He previously served on the Audit and Compliance Committee.
Laureen E. Seeger, age 51, was appointed to the board in July 2012. She currently serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of McKesson Corporation, a global healthcare services and information technology company ranked 14 among the Fortune 500. She has held that position since 2006. She previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of McKesson Corporation's Information Technology Business from 2000 to 2006, was a partner and technology practice group chair of the law firm of Morris, Manning & Martin LLP from 1992-2000, and was an attorney specializing in complex commercial litigation with the law firm of Jones Day Reavis & Pogue from 1986-1992.
Business: Ms. Seeger has extensive experience in risk and business management, compliance, leadership, governmental relations, corporate governance, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. In her role at McKesson, she oversees McKesson's global governmental relations, regulatory, legal, privacy, compliance, records management and corporate secretarial programs and functions. She is a member of the company's Employee Benefits Management Committee, which oversees the company's employee health and benefit plans. For 14 years prior to joining McKesson, she successfully handled and tried complex commercial litigation matters throughout the United States, including in the areas of intellectual property, securities, antitrust, banking, credit reporting, insurance, fraud, telecommunications, employment and technology performance. Civic: Ms. Seeger chairs the Board of the American Heart Association, Greater Bay Area Division; serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the California Chamber of Commerce, and serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of General Counsel. She has repeatedly been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Business in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dudley R. Slater, age 55, was appointed to the board in August 2011. He currently serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Integra Telecom, Inc., a company he co-founded in 1996. Previously, Mr. Slater served as Chief Executive Officer of Integra from 1998 through 2011.
Business: Extensive executive leadership, operations management and entrepreneurial experience founding and managing a high growth company from insignificance to national prominence (becoming one of the 10 largest US landline telecommunications companies) as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Integra Telecom, Inc., a company that owns and operates over 7,000 route miles of fiber optic network connecting eleven Western, Rocky Mountain and Upper Midwestern states that, together with a high capacity national data network, connects to numerous proprietary and public data centers and national peering locations. Having founded and grown Integra Teleom to a company that employs over 2,000 employees Mr Slater brings significant experience in leadership, communications, organizational and operational process design, information technology, compensation and human resource management. Industry: Extensive experience in regulated and competitive telecommunications services and executive/director experience in clinical trials, media and entertainment industries. Ernst & Young 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Northwest. Finance: As founder and Chief Executive Officer of Integra Telecom, Mr. Slater gained extensive experience in finance, including a variety of capital markets financings, treasury, accounting, cash management and growth financing responsibilities. Mr. Slater serves on the Budget, Compensation and Financial Services Committees at Umpqua and is a past member of the Finance Committee at Integra Telecom. Civic: Appointed by Governor of Oregon to the Oregon Innovation Council as Chairman of the Audit and Accountability Committee. Founded and led the Integra Telecom Federal PAC. Director of Orphans Overseas, Warm Springs Telecommunications Company, Portland State University School of Business Administration Advisory Board.
Governance: Director of Wide Open West, Inc. / WOW Internet and Cable (one of the largest cable companies in the United States); Past President and Chief Executive Officer, Western Institutional Review Board.
Susan F. Stevens, age 62, was appointed to the board in September 2012. She is a senior executive who recently retired as head of Corporate Banking for the Americas at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. She held that position from 2006 until 2011. Susan was at J.P. Morgan for 15 years. Prior to 2006, she was a Managing Director in Loan Syndications, where she was head of the Investment Grade Syndications group from 2001 to 2006. She was head of Capital Markets at Wells Fargo Bank from 1992 to1995. Susan was with Bank of America for 11 years before joining Wells Fargo. She is active in Golden Seeds, a New York based angel investment group focused on women entrepreneurs. She has a MS in Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management (’73) and a BS in Psychology from the University of Oregon (’72).
Industry: Over 30 years in the banking industry with broad industry knowledge and experience in client management, capital markets and risk management. Civic: Board of Trustees of Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, AZ (on Executive Committee and Chair of Finance and Business Planning Committee) and The Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, New York, NY (on Executive Committee and Treasurer).
Hilliard C. Terry, III, age 43, was appointed to the board in January 2010. Mr. Terry provides minority representation to the board given his background as an African American male from a large urban community. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: TGH), an intermodal marine container management and leasing company. Before joining Textainer, he was Vice President and Treasurer of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A), which he joined in 1999, prior to the company’s initial public offering and spinoff from Hewlett-Packard Company (“HP”). Mr. Terry held positions in investor relations and/or investment banking with Kenetech Corporation, VeriFone, Inc. and Goldman Sachs & Co.
Business: Leadership and business management experience as a senior executive of Textainer Group Holdings Limited and his former position as an executive of Agilent Technologies, Inc. Civic Experience: Board of Trustees, Oakland Museum of California. Marketing: Extensive communications and marketing experience as the Head of Investor Relations and primary spokesperson to the investment community for Agilent Technologies, Inc. and Global Marketing Manager for VeriFone, Inc., an HP subsidiary. Finance: Mr. Terry currently oversees the accounting, treasury, credit and collections, internal audit and risk management functions of Textainer. Previously he was responsible for Agilent’s global treasury organization which included corporate cash management, corporate finance, customer financing, foreign exchange, pension assets and risk management. He was also a member of the company’s Benefits Committee which has fiduciary oversight for Agilent’s employee benefit and retirement programs. He oversaw investments of a multi-billion dollar global corporate cash portfolio and defined benefit (pension) assets for the company. Civic: Board of Trustees, Oakland Museum of California (member of the Governance Committee).
Bryan L. Timm, age 49, was appointed to the board in December 2004. Since May 2008, Mr. Timm has been the Chief Operating Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) and he was named Executive Vice President in October 2008. Mr. Timm joined Columbia Sportswear in June 1997 as Corporate Controller, was named Chief Financial Officer in July 2002 and in 2003, was named Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.
Business: Senior leadership and business operations management experience at Columbia Sportswear and as a member of the College of Business and Economics Advisory Board for the University of Idaho. Finance: Audit and Compliance Committee Chair at Umpqua. Over twenty years serving in financial positions of publicly held companies including CFO of Columbia Sportswear. In addition to his C-level positions with Columbia Sportswear Company, Mr. Timm worked in various accounting, internal audit, and financial positions at publicly held Oregon Steel Mills (NYSE: OS) from 1991 to 1997, rising to Divisional Controller for CF&I Steel, Oregon Steel Mills’ largest division. From 1986 to 1991, he was an accountant with KPMG LLP. He is a CPA (inactive) in the state of Oregon. Civic: Director of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Frank R. J. Whittaker, age 62, was elected to the board in April 2009. Mr. Whittaker is the former Vice President of Operations for The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) a position he retired from on May 27, 2011. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Whittaker was President and General Manager of McClatchy’s flagship paper, The Sacramento Bee.
Business: Extensive leadership, business management and business operations experience with oversight of McClatchy’s 16 newspapers in California, Florida, Kentucky and the Carolinas. In the newspaper industry, Mr. Whittaker is a past Board Member and Treasurer of the Audit Bureau of Circulations and is past President of the California Newspaper Publishers Association and the past President of the California Newspaper Carrier Foundation. Civic: Mr. Whittaker recently served as the co-chair of the campaign to substantially expand the School of Nursing at University of California, Davis. Mr. Whittaker has served as the chairman of capital campaigns for Sutter Hospital, River Oaks Center for Children and the Neighborhood Housing Services. He has also served at various times on the boards of more than a dozen nonprofits, including Sacramento Regional Community Foundation, United Way and Jesuit High School. For his civic work, he has received major awards from organizations, including The Salvation Army, The Anti-Defamation League, Multiple Sclerosis and the National Philanthropy Association.