Kathleen Bailey has joined Washington Federal in Bend as a small business banker. Bailey was previously a branch manager at South Valley Bank and Trust and a small business specialist with Wells Fargo Bank. She has 14 years of experience in the banking industry. Bailey is also vice president of the board for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Oregon and secretary of the Rotary Club of Bend. She has a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in marketing from Louisiana State University.
Lawrence McNamara Jr., of Bend, will serve a one-year term as a director on the board of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants.