Northrim Bank Promotes Jason Gentry, Hires Jonathan Tibbs
Northrim Bank has hired Jonathan Tibbs as VP, Commercial Loan Officer–Fairbanks and promoted Jason Gentry to VP, Lending Branch Manager–Ketchikan.
Tibbs joins Northrim with more than fourteen years of experience in lending in Alaska. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in finance from Brigham Young University. A lifelong Alaskan, Tibbs is originally from North Pole and is very involved in the Fairbanks community. He volunteers as a Chaplain for the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, is the vice-chair on the Education and Workforce Development Committee for the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, and is a board member for the United Way of Tanana Valley.
Gentry has been with Northrim Bank for one year and has more than seven years of experience in the financial industry. A longtime Alaskan, he grew up in Utqiaġvik and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Gentry and his family have made Ketchikan their home for the past nine years, and he volunteers his spare time within the Ketchikan youth athletic community.
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Spreading the Word
When Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) first aired TV commercials featuring the tagline, “A Place That’s Always Been,” the reaction was surprising. Not only because they received numerous accolades and marketing awards for the campaign but because, at the time, it was rare for Alaska Native corporations to market themselves through the media.