Umpqua Bank Taps Randy Mora to Lead North Coast Commercial Banking Office & Wine Specialty Group
Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: UMPQ), announced the addition of Randy Mora as senior vice president and commercial banking manager to lead its North Coast Commercial Banking Office & Wine Specialty Group. A veteran banker with 35 years of experience, Mora will continue building Umpqua’s expertise serving the region’s businesses across a diverse range of sectors, including wine, forest products, specialty foods, manufacturing, and investor real estate.
According to Rebecca Fabisch Miller, svp and corporate banking regional director, Mora’s addition reflects Umpqua’s commitment to offer North Coast businesses expert talent and customer-centric service backed by the bank’s expanding suite of banking capabilities, which include lending, depository and treasury management solutions, equipment financing, international banking, and debt capital markets.
“Randy is a highly regarded banker who knows the North Coast and its industries as well as anyone. Over three decades, he’s built long-standing relationships with companies of all sizes, helping them finance growth and manage cashflow with trusted, creative solutions,” said Fabisch Miller. “Combined with Umpqua’s extensive banking capabilities, Randy’s deep knowledge and expertise will be tremendous assets for our customers and our business.”
Prior to joining Umpqua, Mora held positions with Wells Fargo, American Ag Credit, and Exchange Bank. He most recently served as associate director at MetLife Agricultural Finance, where he successfully helped drive that institution’s growth in the agriculture sector, with special focus on wine and almonds.
About Umpqua Bank
Umpqua Bank, headquartered in Roseburg, Ore., is a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation, and has locations across Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada. Umpqua Bank has been recognized for its innovative customer experience and banking strategy by national publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Fast Company and CNBC. The company has been recognized for eight years in a row on FORTUNE magazine's list of the country's "100 Best Companies to Work For," and was recently named by The Portland Business Journal the Most Admired Financial Services Company in Oregon for the thirteenth consecutive year. In addition to its retail banking presence, Umpqua Bank owns Financial Pacific Leasing, Inc., a nationally recognized commercial finance company that provides equipment leases to small businesses. A subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation, Umpqua Investments, Inc., provides retail brokerage and investment advisory services in offices throughout Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada. Umpqua's Wealth Management Division serves high net worth individuals and nonprofits by providing customized financial solutions and offerings. Umpqua Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Portland, Ore.