SOURCE: Willamette Community Bank
ALBANY, OR--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2012) - Willamette Community Bank (OTCBB: WMCB) -- a full-service community bank whose focus is local -- local people, local families and local businesses in the Oregon Willamette Valley, is very pleased to report that it has received a "5-Star - Superior" rating from the well-respected bank rating agency, Bauer Financial for the second quarter ending June 30, 2012. "This is the highest rating level awarded by Bauer Financial, and we are extremely honored to have been recognized by Bauer as a Superior performing independent community bank," said Dave Wood, President and CEO. "This rating level places Willamette Community Bank in the top quartile of all banks headquartered in Oregon and rated by Bauer Financial."
"It is very gratifying to be recognized by such a well-known rating agency for our consistent growth trends, profitability levels, asset quality and capital levels. We take this as a further endorsement that the Willamette Valley desires to be served by an independent community bank trusting in our ability to offer personal service and safety that customers desire. We remain committed to serving the needs of our communities both responsibly and responsively," stated Wood.
About Willamette Community Bank
Founded in 2003, Willamette Community Bank is a full-service community bank, whose highly experienced bankers personally serve the Willamette Valley's diverse mix of personal customers, small businesses and agriculture along with their key owners and managers. Headquartered in Albany, Oregon, with a second office location in Lebanon, Oregon, Willamette Community Bank offers a full range of credit and depository services, with special emphasis on service like no other and direct access to decision makers. Customers work directly with a dedicated Personal Services Representative or Business Banker. More corporate information is available at Willamette Community Bank -- Service like no other. We promise.