For Immediate Release
HAPO Enters Commercial Lending – April 3, 2017
HAPO Community Credit Union is excited to announce their expansion into Commercial Lending products and services.
Steve Anderson, President/CEO of HAPO Community Credit Union, said, “We have been working for over a year developing and finalizing our Commercial (Business) Services Division and can now offer a wider range of support to our members and community who are business owners and entrepreneurs.”
HAPO’s new division is led by Vice President of Commercial Services, Monte Drake. Drake brings over 30 years of commercial banking experience to HAPO, which started in 1976 at a small Montana bank. After getting his undergraduate in Business Finance from Montana State University in 1982, he went into commercial banking in Idaho. While in Idaho, he attended Idaho State University at night getting his MBA in Business Finance. In addition, Monte has been in commercial banking in California, Wyoming and Washington. Drake graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School in 2009 and graduated from the Washington Bankers Association’s Executive Development Program in 2013.
“We’ve been building and now put in place a very experienced team at HAPO and they are ready to help meet the business needs of so many people that have asked and waited patiently for this type of service to be offered at HAPO,” commented Drake.
HAPO Community Credit Union currently has 14 full service locations in Washington State and two full service locations and 1 new drive up location, located in Oregon. HAPO serves over 140,000 members in our communities.
For questions, please contact:
Vice President of Commercial Services
- Commercial Services Division - 509-222-3685
- Commercial Services Division Email - firstname.lastname@example.org