Northrim Bank Adds Two Officers, Promotes Managers
Northrim Bank recently hired two executive officers and also promoted three management employees.
Stefan Saldanha joined Northrim in July as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. Saldanha has twenty-six years of legal and financial experience. Most recently, he served as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at the Alaska Department of Law in Anchorage, where he provided legal advice to state-owned public corporations. He also worked for Russell Investments, where he worked in legal and compliance roles. Saldanha earned his JD and MBA from Georgetown University and is admitted to practice law in Alaska. He is a member of the board of directors for the Alaska World Affairs Council.
Dana Cherry started working at Northrim this summer as Vice President, Lending Branch Manager at the Ketchikan Financial Center. Cherry has eighteen years of lending experience in Alaska, Montana, and Oregon. She graduated summa cum laude from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s degree in education.
Deborah Bolton, a Northrim employee since 2009, is now Associate Vice President, Branch Manager at the Eastside Community branch. Bolton has nineteen years of experience in the financial industry. She holds an associate degree from Weber State University. Bolton volunteers with Junior Achievement of Alaska and the Salvation Army’s McKinnell House, teaching financial literacy.
Samrie Canales is promoted to Assistant Branch Manager, Float Pool. Canales started at Northrim in 2021 and has more than ten years of customer service and management experience.
Nikki Tandy is now Assistant Branch Manager at Midtown Financial Center. Tandy joined Northrim in 2014 and has worked with the float pool and at the Wasilla Financial Center before transferring to the Midtown Financial Center in Anchorage. She volunteers with Junior Achievement of Alaska, teaches financial literacy in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough, and volunteers with Food4Kids.