Bodle-Hill promoted at Idaho Independent Bank
Kurt R. Gustavel, president and CEO at Idaho Independent Bank, announced the promotion of Jane Bodle-Hill to assistant vice president/executive assistant to the executive chairman of the board.
In her new role, Bodle-Hill performs secretarial and administrative duties for the executive chairman, CEO and board that include assisting with committee activities, public relations, special events planning and coordination, and other administrative matters. She also acts as secretary to various board and management committees and is assistant secretary of the board. Bodle-Hill joined IIB in 1996.
Bodle-Hill is a board member for the Hayden Little League and American Legion Baseball. She also volunteers for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Center, and United Way.
IIB was established in 1993 as an Idaho state-chartered, commercial bank that operates branches in Coeur d’Alene, Hayden and throughout Idaho.
Barnes joins Panhandle Health nursing team
Panhandle Health District welcomed Cindy Barnes, a nurse practitioner, to the team. Barnes previously practiced at St. Maries Family Medicine and Kootenai Health and has 10 years of experience as a family nurse practitioner.
“We are very excited to have Cindy on the team,” said Kristina Meyer, Panhandle Health District Clinical Services nurse manager. “We recognized that we have a large need that wasn’t being met and bringing in another nurse, especially one with so much experience in primary care, was necessary to meet that community need.”
Barnes will be practicing in the following Panhandle Health District clinics: Hayden three days a week, St. Maries one day a week and in Kellogg once a month. Barnes will join the team of two other nurse practitioners and seven nurses who work throughout the region at Panhandle clinics.
Barnes will be assisting with the clinical services that Panhandle Health District clinics offer. Those services include family planning, women’s health care, STD testing and treatment, and immunizations including flu shots.
Community 1st promotes Williams
Community 1st Bank’s Chairman and CEO, David Bobbitt, announced the promotion of Tammy Jo Williams to the position of senior vice president and regional operations officer.
Williams has been with the bank for more than 11 years and was previously vice president and operations officer for the bank’s Post Falls office. She is one of the bank’s founding staff members and has been in banking for more than 37 years.
Post Falls Family Dental welcomes Dr. Kelly Harness
Dr. Kelly Harness, DMD, has joined Post Falls Family Dental. Harness graduated from Oregon Health Science University in 2014 and practiced in Kansas and Wyoming while her husband completed his residency in veterinarian radiology. They are excited to make North Idaho their home.
Mark Beardsley was recently hired by bankcda as vice president and commercial loan officer. Beardsley comes to the bank with experience as a small business owner himself, as well as more than 15 years of commercial banking experience in Oregon and Southern California.
Cancer Care Northwest welcomes Menert
Cancer Care Northwest (CCNW) announced the induction of its newest board-certified nurse practitioner into the practice. Natalia Menert, FNP-C, AGNP-C, MSN, joined CCNW this summer, bringing with her extensive professional expertise in various cancer diagnoses and caring for oncology patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Menert’s educational emphasis is in family and adult/geriatric care. Natalia Menert graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, then completed the Dual Emphasis Program at Colorado State University for her Master of Science in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult/Geriatric Primary Care. She is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and a board-certified adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Menert is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
ASI welcomes Kaestner
Association Services, Inc. announced Tyson Kaestner has joined the ASI staff as facilities manager.
Kaestner comes with more than 10 years of experience as an assistant manager working his way to a manager who ran the day-to-day operations, security and hired staff to oversee the personal concierge services of a preeminent luxury condominium complex in Coeur d’Alene. Kaestner brings knowledge, education and certifications in protecting commercial property from loss, planning for emergencies, wet system riser check valve inspection, and simulation of fire within high-rise buildings. Kaestner has been a member of Community Associations Institute.
Lakeshore Realty welcomes Crosby
Matt Crosby has joined the team at Lakeshore Realty. He is a Northwest native.
Coeur d’Alene Bancorp announces second quarter results
Coeur d’Alene Bancorp, the parent company of bankcda, announced its quarterly results for the second quarter 2018.
Coeur d’Alene Bancorp reported net earnings of $565,563 or $0.42 per share for the six months ended June 30, 2018, compared to net income of $227,909 or $.17 per share for the six months ended June 30, 2017. The results for 2018 include non-recurring pre-tax revenue of $166,099.
Tangible book value per share increased to $8.45 compared to $7.86 from one year ago.
Total assets ended the quarter at $126.1 million compared to $110.5 million from one year ago which represents a 14 percent increase.
Gross loans grew 3.63 percent to $74.2 million as compared to $71.6 million from the prior year. Gross loans increased $1.5 million or 2.06 percent during the second quarter of 2018.
Total deposits ended the quarter at $114.4 million compared to $99.1 million from one year ago which represents a 15.4 percent increase. Deposits increased $642,000 during the second quarter.
All capital ratios continue to exceed regulatory minimums.
“The structure of our balance sheet has allowed us to benefit from the rising rates, resulting in an increased net interest margin. We continue to have strong liquidity which will allows us to invest with rising rates,” said Wes Veach, bankcda president and CEO.
“We continue to be five-star rated by Bauer Financial, which is their highest rating,” Veach said. Bauer Financial is an independent rating agency for financial institutions.
Coeur d’Alene Bancorp, parent company of bankcda is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with branches in Coeur d’Alene, Hayden and Kellogg.
Community 1st Bank reports record earnings for second quarter
Community 1st Bank reported net income of $277,116 or $0.23 per share for the second quarter of 2018 compared to $0.15 from the same period in the prior year, which is a 54.28 percent increase in net income.
Year-to-date earnings were $537,023 or $0.44 per share, an increase of $236,585 or 78.75 percent increase from the prior year earnings of $300,438 or $0.26 per share. Total assets at June 30, 2018 were $129.8 million, an increase of $14.1 million or 12.22 percent from June 30, 2017. This increase in assets was driven by a $6.7 million or 9.34 percent increase in loans, which totaled $78.3 million, up from $71.6 million as of June 30, 2017. The bank continues to manage funding costs by growing deposits which were $115.5 million at June 30, 2018 an increase of $12.7 million or 12.32 percent from the prior year.
“Second quarter 2018 was another record quarter for Community 1st Bank. It was fueled by continued organic growth in loans and deposits in the Post Falls and Coeur d’ Alene markets,” said Dave Bobbitt, chairman and CEO for the bank. “Loan quality remains pristine with no 30 day past dues, no non-performing assets, and no other real estate owned. Community 1st continues to be rated a five-star bank by Bauer Financial, an independent, nationally recognized, bank rating agency. Community 1st has had this rating for the past eight years. Our employees have embraced our founding principles of ‘Doing the Right Thing’ through volunteerism. Our employees’ community service contributions exceeded 1220 hours during the first and second quarters of 2018.”
Second Quarter Highlights:
• Loans grew to $78.3 million, an increase of 2.89 percent from $76.1 million as of March 31, 2018.
• Return on equity for the second quarter increased to 8.14 percent from 7.96 percent from the first quarter 2018.
• Allowance for loan losses was 1.44 percent of loans, with no non-performing loans or loans more than 30 days past due.
• Capital ratios continue to exceed regulatory requirements, Tier 1 leverage ratio was 10.52 percent.
Kirking joins HMH
HMH Engineering announced the addition of Scott Kirking as the survey party chief for its branch office in Coeur d’Alene.
Kirking has almost 20 years of diverse field and administrative survey experience, primarily in private and commercial development projects throughout the state of Idaho. He joined HMH to help in streamlining the survey department. Kirking has been honing his surveying skills since his early years on the shores of Coeur d’Alene Lake at North Idaho College, then moving into a field surveyor position in the engineering department at a well-established construction/development company in Post Falls.
HMH Engineering is a North Idaho-owned company providing engineering and consulting services in the fields of surveying, land and site development, material testing, GIS, municipal engineering, water and sewer, and transportation engineering.
Best Western Cd’A Inn receives Chairman’s Award
The Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn has received the Best Western Chairman’s Award, the hotel chain’s highest honor for outstanding quality standards. The Chairman’s Award recognizes Best Western International hotels with a cleanliness and maintenance inspection score of the top 5 percent of more than 2,100 North American properties in cleanliness and maintenance inspections scores. Hotels must also meet Best Western’s requirements for design and high customer service scores to qualify for the award.
“Receiving the Chairman’s Award again this year is a considerable honor. This award demonstrates the Hagadone family’s commitment to first-class facilities and our staff’s commitment to providing quality accommodations and outstanding guest experiences. We’re proud of the entire team, and for their hard work to achieve this level of excellence,” said President JJ Jaeger.
Located at 506 W. Appleway Ave. in Coeur d’Alene, the hotel features 122 rooms, an onsite restaurant and cocktail lounge, conference center, an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, and fitness center.
“I could not be more proud of our team,” said Darlene Mosher, executive housekeeper, “They work so hard to take care of our beautiful hotel and to see them get this recognition is very rewarding.”
Phelps joins Buck Knives
Buck Knives announced Lindsey Phelps has joined the company as international sales manager.
“We are extremely excited to have Lindsey come on board with Buck Knives,” said Mike Silverberg, vice president of sales. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience relating to international sales, marketing, and distribution. Her ability to forge strong relationships will serve as a great asset towards supporting our overseas customers and executing our plans for growth.”
Prior to joining Buck Knives, Phelps spent 12 years with CRKT. She served as international sales manager for a majority of that time, yet her background also includes responsibilities in brand management, public relations and customer service. Phelps holds a B.A from the University of Idaho and is an avid outdoor enthusiast.
In her new role, Phelps will be responsible for working with Buck’s network of overseas distributors to support their efforts and identify new growth opportunities. In accordance to executing the international business plan she will outline action plans pertaining to sales, marketing and distribution strategies, and travel to key markets to coordinate with Buck’s international partners. She will also work closely with Buck’s internal customer service, marketing, and shipping departments to ensure the highest level of efficiencies for customers.