January 4, 2021, Eugene, OR – Summit Bank President & Chief Executive Officer Craig Wanichek today announced that Micah Adams has joined the local banking team in Eugene as a Business Client Advisor. “Micah is a strategic thinker with extensive experience in commercial lending and advising local businesses and professionals. His knowledge will add to our team and help us continue to expand our client relationships. We are fortunate to have Micah as a part of our team,” says Wanichek.
A native Oregonian, Adams has a tenured career in banking, serving most recently as a Senior Business Banking Lender at Wells Fargo Bank. A large portion of his career has been spent managing relationships at regional banks, where he has rose through the ranks from Banking Officer to Senior Relationship Manager. “I am elated to be a part of such a dynamic team that is truly committed to the success of businesses in Lane County. As the only community business bank headquartered in Eugene, Summit is uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their professional and financial goals,” said Adams.
In addition to banking, Adams enjoys volunteering and giving back to the community. He is the longtime Chair of the Board of Directors of the Springfield Education Foundation. He is the former Sponsorship Chair for the Eugene Active 20-30 Club and has served as a guest mentor for SCORE and as an instructor at the University of Oregon for the School of Business. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Administration with an emphasis in Finance.
With offices in Eugene/Springfield, Central Oregon and the Portland Metropolitan area, Summit Bank is a business bank that specializes in providing high-level service to professionals and medium-sized businesses and their owners. Summit was recently named the number one community bank lender in Oregon for SBA Financing. Summit Bank was named a finalist for the Bold Steps Award. This award recognizes the efforts of local sustainably-focused businesses and represents a partnership between the City of Eugene, the Mayor and BRING.