Northrim Hires SVP, Commercial Loan Manager
Northrim Bank President Joe Beedle announced that Gary Conatser has joined the bank’s lending staff in Fairbanks.
Conatser is senior vice president, commercial loan manager and is responsible for managing lending activities in Fairbanks and is a member of the Northrim’s senior management group. He comes to Northrim with more than 25 years of financial institution experience. Conatser is an alumnus of the University of Louisiana Graduate School of Banking and also completed the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing. He is a Rotarian, serves on the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee, is the board vice president for the Downtown Fairbanks Community Services and is president of the board of directors for the Downtown Fairbanks Association. Conatser is an active hunter and fisherman with many stories about his adventures in the great outdoors. His son Brandon is in an apprenticeship program with Local Union #1959 and daughter Ashley is a junior at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
“It is exciting to join an established local community bank with assets over $1 billion dollars and an excellent reputation,” Conatser said.“We are excited for the opportunity to have Gary Conatser’s level of expertise at the bank,” Northrim Bank President Joe Beedle said. “This will be important as we continue to contribute to the ongoing economic development of Fairbanks and the Interior of Alaska.”