HomeStreet Bank – Tigard Named 2016 Tigard Chamber Business of the Year

HomeStreet Bank – Tigard Branch managed by Jacob Pilling has been selected as the 2016 Tigard Chamber Business of the Year.  This award recognizes a chamber business that has made in-depth contributions to the Tigard community through their business. The winner is active, involved, interested, and enthusiastic about continuing to make Tigard a destination of choice for local business. Nominee must be a chamber member in good standing.A chamber member since 1996, HomeStreet Bank in Tigard has always been recognized by chamber members for their annual giving tree, highlighted when they hosted the last networking event of the year in their branch.  Since Jacob Pilling took the helm as VP and Branch Manager in 2013, their community engagement and impact has broadened significantly, targeting different facets of our community whether service groups, non-profits, the local high school, or local community events.  Since 2013, HomeStreet Bank has made an impact through: $5,000 donation per year in 2014 and 2015 to the Good Neighbor Center $500 donation in 2014 and again in 2015 to SCOTTY Foundation and coordination of annual giving tree resulting in 100’s of gifts to foster kids over the last several years Donor Tigard High Boosters $3,000 Key sponsor in 2015 and 2016 for Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH) Homeward Bound annual fundraising event Presenting Sponsor ($10,000+) for Ten Grands on the Green Fundraiser for Tigard Rotary and the Snowman Foundation Table Sponsor for the 2014 and Co-Title sponsor for 2016 Tigard Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration Sponsor Tigard High Safe Grad Night Implementation of their Hometown Home Loan Affinity program for Tigard Chamber members and their families, reducing costs on loan fees and more Donations and sponsorships are key to local organizations, events and non-profits achieving objectives and delivering on their mission. In addition to HomeStreet Bank’s impact on the community under Jacob’s leadership, Jacob has been a member of Tigard Rotary since Jan 2014, playing a lead role in pulling together the Tigard Rotary side of Ten Grands on the Green, Board member for Good Neighbor Center since Jan 2015 and engaged with the Housing Committee at CPAH. Please join us in congratulating HomeStreet Bank and Jacob Pilling on this well-deserved award.  This award will be formally presented with other Tigard volunteer and business awards at Tigard’s 2016 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration, sponsored by Title Sponsors Center Street Gold & Silver and HomeStreet Bank (Tigard) and held on Friday, April 29th from 5:30-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites – Washington Square, event location host. With a theme of “Diamonds are Forever,” this elegant-themed dinner event includes dinner, silent auction, dessert dash, awards, and more. Tickets are only $45/person.  So dress your best and come join us to celebrate Tigard! For further details about Shining Stars, please contact the Tigard Chamber of Commerce at 503-639-1656 or at events@tigardchamber.org  or go to our webpage at www.tigardchamber.org About HomeStreet Bank Now in its 96th year HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington and is the holding company for HomeStreet Bank, a state-chartered, FDIC-insured commercial bank. HomeStreet offers consumer, commercial and private banking services, investment and insurance products and originates residential and commercial mortgages and construction loans for borrowers located in the Western United States and Hawaii. The bank has consistently received an “outstanding” rating under the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Additional information on HomeStreet Bank can be found at www.homestreet.com. About Tigard Chamber of Commerce (TCC) The Tigard Chamber (TCC) is a tool that enables and equips your business to be more nimble, reach farther, grow faster and stay ahead of the competition. Our member businesses that are part of the Tigard Chamber, not only leverage each other, but each of these members’ connections and knowledge, as well. It is exponential. Got a business challenge, question or idea, you are not alone as part of the Tigard Chamber. The TCC provides for its members: Connections & Credibility, Learning, Business Advocacy, Cost Savings, Hot Deals and Community Involvement.  Learn more at www.tigardchamber.org

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