Denise Portmann

Denise Portmann

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bank of the Pacific is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Financial Corporation.  Prior to January 2014, Denise was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank and has served as Treasurer for the Company.  Denise is also a small business owner as she and her husband own and operate a Dairy farm in the Raymond area.

Doug N Biddle

  Douglas N. Biddle

                               Executive Vice President and
                                           Chief Financial Officer

Doug also serves as Treasurer of the holding company. Formerly with Premier-West Bancorp as their Executive Vice President and CFO, Doug also served as President and CEO of Plumas Bancorp, a California community bank from 2005 through 2010. During his twenty-year career at Plumas Bancorp, he served in various executive positions including Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Dan Kuenzi

 Dan Kuenzi

 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Dan joined the Bank in May 2017 and was formerly with HomeStreet Bank in Yakima, Washington serving as Senior Vice President/Eastern Washington Regional President, overseeing relationship-based commercial banking.  Dan also was EVP/ Chief Credit Officer with Whidbey Island Bank, and has held other progressively responsible positions with U.S. Bank, Washington Mutual and Wells Fargo throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Tom Baker COO

Tom Baker

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tom joined the Bank in April 2019 and was formerly with Community Bank in Pasadena California serving as Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer overseeing Retail Operations, Central Operations, Information Technology, Vendor Management, Project Management Office and Facilities until Community Banks merger with Citizens Bank of Ontario. Tom also held increasingly responsible positions with Bank of America, Countrywide Financial and in Southern California. Tom has a solid reputation for delivering forward-thinking technology initiatives that efficiently meet diverse, operational and industry needs. He has strategic and tactical planning capabilities that serve well in fast-paced environments experiencing rapid change through internal growth, acquisition, and turnaround.


Walker EvansWalker Evans

Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager

Walker has managed the bank’s Commercial Banking group since 2012.  He joined Bank of the Pacific in 2004 when he served first as an area manager for all retail and commercial lines of business in the bank’s northern market.  Prior to Bank of the Pacific, Walker’s thirty year career includes increasingly responsible managerial positions in commercial banking at Security Pacific, West One Bank, and Washington Mutual, as located throughout the greater Puget Sound market. 

Drew WilkensDrew Wilkens

Executive Vice President, Retail Banking Manager

Drew Wilkens has been with Bank of the Pacific since 2004. Drew previously managed the banks’ Residential Real Estate Department from 2006 to 2012. Drew has been responsible for Retail Banking since 2012, which currently  includes Retail Branches, Residential Real Estate, and Business Banking. Drew majored in Management Information Systems at Western Washington University, and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.