Summit Bank has a full range of deposit services for your business including:

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Customized Business Online banking
  • Business Mobile Banking
  • ACH and wire transfers
  • Remote deposit service
  • Business Visa debit card with ATM access at designated ATMs
  • Drive-up banking
  • 24-hour deposit facility
  • Corporate credit cards
  • Courier service

Our Business Advisors customize loan requests to fit businesses credit needs.  Available loans include:

  • Business Lines of Credit
  • Equipment Term Loans
  • Commercial Real Estate Term Loans
  • Residential and Commercial Construction Loans
  • Standby Letters of Credit
  • Business VISA
  • Small Business Administration Guaranteed Loans

Portland Office:

  • Steve Watts, Senior Vice President, Portland

    Steve Watts is Summit Bank’s senior vice president & commercial banking team leader overseeing all lending activities in the Portland Metro/SW Washington market. Steve brings over 30 years of experience in commercial banking. He is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and Oregon State University with a degree in business administration. Steve is an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Portland as well as the past chair of the Portland Rotary Charitable Trust. He is also a board member of Meals on Wheels in Portland. Contact: Email Steve / 971-940-1912

  • Gabe Wells, Vice President & Business Client Advisor

    Gabe Wells is Summit Bank’s vice president & business client advisor in the Portland Metro/SW Washington market. Gabe is passionate about helping local businesses, both for and nonprofits, to grow and thrive. He has over 11 years of experience in commercial credit underwriting, business relationship development and financial statement analysis.  He specializes in commercial and industrial, manufacturing and nonprofit lending. Gabe has an MBA from the University of Iowa and a BA in International Management from Simpson College. He is a board member of Community Warehouse. Contact: Email Gabe / 971-940-1916

  • Brian Thomas, Vice President & Business Client Advisor

    Brian Thomas is Summit Bank’s vice president & business client advisor in the Portland Metro/SW Washington market. Brian has a passion for working with local business owners and nonprofits to help them exceed their financial goals. He has over 12 years of experience in commercial lending with a focus on local manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and professional service providers. Brian also brings a depth of experience with complex owner occupied and investor real estate transactions. Brian graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in business administration with a focus on finance. He is active in his local community and enjoys volunteering, golfing, and spending time with his family. He is part of the 2019 cohort of “U40” Rotarians in the Rotary Club of Portland. Contact: Email Brian / 971-940-1915

  • Kevin Holmquist, Vice President & Business Client Advisor

    Kevin Holmquist is Summit Bank’s vice president & business client advisor in the Portland Metro/SW Washington market. Kevin has over 8 years of experience building relationships with business owners and helping them achieve their financial goals. He brings in-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial, asset based, owner occupied and investor commercial real estate lending. Kevin graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in political science and is currently pursuing an MBA at his alma mater.  In his free time, Kevin officiates rugby matches and enjoys volunteering, hiking, fly fishing, skiing, cooking, running and playing rugby. Contact: Email Kevin / 971-940-1913

  • Phil Czajka

    Phil Czajka is Summit Bank’s portfolio manager in the Portland Metro/SW Washington market. He brings six years of experience in banking plus a strong analytical background and extensive knowledge in the healthcare finance industry both locally and nationwide. Phil is a graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in business administration and a concentration in finance.  In his spare time Phil volunteers with Mission of Mercy (MOM), College Possible, Trillium Family Services, Meals on Wheels, and the Oregon Food Bank. Contact: Email Phil

Eugene Office:

  • Jenny Bennett, CFMP, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development

    Jenny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations from the University of Oregon.  She joined Summit Bank in 2015, and has more than 14 years of experience in marketing and business development for independent community banks.  Jenny’s goal is to help clients choose the most appropriate products and services and to ensure the banking needs of our clients are met.  She is the President of the Board of Directors of the Relief Nursery, and the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for the Shedd Institute of the Art.  She is the Chair of the Oregon Banker's Association Marketing Committee.  She earned her Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) designation from the American Bankers Association in 2018. Contact: Email Jenny / 541.684.7527

  • Marc Steinbaugh, VP and Relationship Manager

    As Vice President and Relationship Manager for our Eugene office, Marc is responsible for overseeing our overall client experience, implementing treasury management services and growing relationships in Eugene/Springfield. Marc has spent the past 15 years working in the banking industry in roles involving operations, lending and business development. He is the Vice President and Treasurer of Ophelia’s Place.  A former World Champion Skydiver, Marc resides in Eugene with his wife and two daughters. Contact: Email Marc / 541.684.7507

  • Piotrek Buciarski, VP, Corporate Business Development Officer

    Piotrek Buciarski is Summit Bank’s Vice President & Corporate Business Development Officer.  He joined Summit Bank in September of 2017.  Prior to his time at Summit, Piotrek was the Senior Director of Marketing & Sales at TrackTown USA.  He has an MBA in Sports Marketing, and is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in Economics.  A former pole vaulter, Piotrek is a three-time All American for the Ducks and represented Denmark in 2004 at the Athens Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships in Edmonton, Paris and Helsinki.  He and his wife have two children.  In his free time, Piotrek is a pilot and enjoys flying to various destinations. Contact: Email Piotrek / 541.684.7562

  • Darvin Fowler, VP Business Client Advisor

    Darvin Fowler is a commercial banker who comes to Summit with over 25 years of experience in business banking, wealth management, commercial and construction lending. He is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School and Oregon State University, with a degree in business administration. Darvin is active in the Eugene community and is currently on the Board of Directors of Parenting Now. Contact: Email Darvin / 541.684.7513

  • Chris Kline, VP Business Client Advisor

    Chris is a financial services professional who has experience in building successful teams and client relationships.  He has over 25 years of experience in banking with an emphasis in commercial lending, business and strategic planning, risk management and loss control. Contact: Email Chris / 541.684.7523

  • Megan Horvath, VP Business Client Advisor

    Megan Horvath is a business client advisor with extensive experience in community banking and commercial lending, securities investments and project management.  She is a graduate of the School of Business at the University of Oregon with an emphasis in finance.  A native of Hawaii, she moved to Eugene in her early 20s.  She is the mother to two young children and raises her family in Creswell.  Megan is a current member of the Finance Committee for St. Vincent de Paul. Contact: Email Megan

Bend Office:

  • John Boylen, VP Business Client Advisor

    John focuses on developing strong relationships with current and prospective clients. A graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in Business and Marketing, John assesses the unique needs of his clients, and then helps them develop and implement financial solutions to position them to meet their financial goals. John has served as Board Chair for a number of organizations like CASA of Central Oregon, the Prineville Hospital Foundation and the EDCO Economic Development oversight committee for Prineville.  He is currently a member of the COIC Loan Committee, Chairs the COIC Budget Committee and is Secretary of the Meissner Nordic Club. John has 30 years of banking industry experience. Contact: Email John / 541.317.8003

  • Mary Raisanen, Senior Client Services Advisor

    Mary joins our team with 23 years of banking experience in Central Oregon – she specializes in building and retaining business relationships.  Mary has successfully managed teams and opened new branches.  Her focus is on providing knowledgeable and quality customer service.  She has worked on many non-profit initiatives including being an Ambassador for the Bend Chamber, a member of Soroptimist International, a board member of Film Oregon Alliance and Safari Club International. Contact: Email Mary / 541.317.8006

  • Carly Carmichael, AVP, Business Client Advisor

    Carly Carmichael is a strategic thinker, evaluator and planner who builds and maintains client relationships through effective business development and a strong client focus.  She comes to Summit with more than 18 years of experience in business management, corporate communications, marketing and public relations. She earned her B.A. from the University of Portland and her JD/MBA with a concentration in Sports Marketing from the University of Oregon.  Carly is the mom of two active boys and enjoys basketball, yoga and spending time with her family. Contact: Email Carly / 541.317.8015

  • Jill Cummings, AVP Market Development Officer

    As Assistant Vice President and Market Development Officer for our Central Oregon region, Jill is responsible for implementing treasury management services and growing relationships.  Her goal is to help business owners, controllers and their teams run their operations more efficiently and effectively. She also helps ensure that all of our clients achieve the exemplary service they deserve from a community bank.  Jill is a native of Central Oregon and has spent over 15 years in the banking industry. She is a board member of the Redmond Chamber of Commerce and a Student Teacher of Junior Achievement, which inspires and prepares young people in the community to succeed in a global economy. Contact: Email Jill / 541.317.8019

  • Michelle Cross, Associate Business Client Advisor

    Michelle Cross is a Central Oregon native, a 2006 graduate of Redmond High School, and a 2009 graduate of Oregon State University. Michelle received her MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance and Development. Prior to Summit Bank she was a Development Analyst for The Ratkovich Company, a commercial real estate development firm in Southern California. Contact: Email Michelle

  • Al Steinhaus, VP, Business Client Advisor

    Al Steinhaus is a seasoned banker with many years of successful experience in consulting with clients and prospects in growing and expanding their business. His focus is on building long term relationships, based on meeting and exceeding the mutual goals and objectives of companies in Oregon. He has an extensive lending background, with experience in equipment lending, real estate loans, business acquisition funding and working capital lines. He comes to Summit with 30 years banking and financial services experience in business development, marketing, strategic planning, risk management and operations. He earned his BA in Finance from the University of Oregon and his MBA from Southern Methodist University. He is active in the community and volunteers with a number of organizations. Al just completed a 6-year term on the board of directors at the Alumni Association at the University of Oregon. Al is dedicated to building relationships and developing business solutions for our current and future clients. Contact: Email Al