The Commerce Bank of Washington

Stanley D. Savage

Stanley D. Savage is the Chairman, President and CEO of The Commerce Bank of Washington, N.A., and Board Member of The Commerce Bank of Oregon. Both banks are subsidiaries of Zions Bancorporation, where he serves on the Executive Management Committee as an Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Savage has over 35 years of banking and management experience.

Mr. Savage began his banking career in 1972 with Rainier Bank, which through a merger became Security Pacific Bancorporation Northwest, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining The Commerce Bank, Mr. Savage was an Executive Vice President of Bank of America, Vice Chairman of Seafirst Bank and President of Bank of America’s International Private Bank.

Mr. Savage received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington, an M.B.A. from University of Southern California and is a graduate of the London Business School – Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management. His present civic activities include serving on a number of not-for-profit and business related Boards including the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, ArtsFund, Seattle Repertory Theatre Foundation and the Seattle Art Museum.

Executive Management

Board of Directors

  • Tom A. Alberg President Madrona Investment Partners
  • Graham S. Anderson GRACO Investments
  • Stanley H. Barer Chairman Emeritus Saltchuk Resources Inc.
  • Christopher T. Bayley Chair, Stewardship Partners Dylan Bay Companies
  • Carl G. Behnke President, REB Enterprises
  • William D. Bradford School of Business Administration University of Washington
  • Richard C. Clotfelter Investor
  • Timothy B. Engle President Saltchuk Resources
  • Michael D. Garvey Chairman (ret.) Saltchuk Resources Inc.
  • James C. Hawkanson The Commerce Bank Retired Chief Executive Officer
  • Janet L. Hendrickson Managing Partner Denny Hill Capital
  • John A. Hilton, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer Bessemer Trust Company, N.A.
  • Earl P. Lasher III Senior Partner Lasher, Holzapfel, Sperry & Ebberson
  • William Rademaker, Jr. Investor
  • William J. Rex Retired
  • Robert R. Richards Economist
  • Faye Sarkowsky Community Volunteer
  • Stanley D. Savage Chairman, President and CEO The Commerce Bank
  • Harris H. Simmons Chairman, President and CEO Zions Bancorporation
  • David C. Wyman Wyvest

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