BILLINGS, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIBK) today announced the appointment of Jodi Delahunt Hubbell as Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer West. Ms. Delahunt Hubbell will lead First Interstate’s Northwest Division in Oregon, Idaho and Washington, effective October 16, 2017.
First Interstate President and CEO, Kevin Riley, said this is an exciting time for First Interstate and he is pleased to welcome Ms. Delahunt Hubbell to the executive team. “Jodi has worked in many different areas of the financial industry during her 30-year career, much of it in Oregon. Her knowledge of the region, along with her diverse banking experience and expertise will be very valuable as we continue to serve our clients and communities in the high growth markets of the Pacific Northwest.”
Prior to joining First Interstate, Ms. Delahunt Hubbell served as Executive Vice President and Director, Risk Management for Zions Bancorporation in Salt Lake City Utah. She has held leadership roles at many different financial institutions, including The Commerce Bank of Oregon, U.S. Bancorp and Centennial Bank in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Delahunt Hubbell brings expertise in commercial lending, small business banking, finance, service quality, business development, retail banking, consulting and risk management. “My values align closely with First Interstate Bank and their focus on the clients and employees. I am excited to return to the Northwest and join the team.”
Ms. Delahunt Hubbell has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Portland and a Human Resource Management Certificate from Villanova University. She attended the RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management School in 2016, and is a 2016/2017 International Woman’s Forum Leadership Foundation Fellow. One of Ms. Delahunt Hubbell’s proudest moments was her recognition as a “Woman of Influence” with the Portland Business Journal Orchid Award in 2013. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Delahunt Hubbell has also served on the Board of Directors of the Regional Arts and Culture Council, the development committee for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and she held various leadership roles on the Board of Directors for Literary Arts, all in Portland, Oregon.
First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. is a financial services holding company headquartered in Billings, Montana. It is the parent company of First Interstate Bank. First Interstate Bank is a community bank with $12.2 billion in assets as of June 30, 2017, delivering financial solutions through 126 locations located throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming. As a recognized leader in community banking services, First Interstate is guided by strong values as well as a commitment to delivering long-term organic growth by exceeding client expectations and supporting, with leadership and resources, the communities it serves.
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