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Wade Griffith Joins Idaho Independent Bank

Coeur d'Alene - Jun 6, 2017

Jack Gustavel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Idaho Independent Bank (”IIB”) (OTC BB: IIBK.OB), announced the appointment of Wade Griffith as Senior Vice President/Operations.

Griffith has nearly 39 years of bank operations, technology, and risk management experience with banks ranging from $20 million to $5 billion in assets. In his new role, Griffith will lead IIB’s operations, project, and applications management.  In addition, he will serve as Chief Information Security Officer.  

Griffith graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the College of Idaho and is a graduate of the Northwest Intermediate Banking School and School of Bank Marketing.

Edwards Promoted at Idaho Independent Bank

Boise - Jun 5, 2017

Kurt R. Gustavel, President and Chief Operating Officer at Idaho Independent Bank (”IIB”) (OTC BB: IIBK.OB), announced the promotion of Sean Edwards to Commercial Loan Officer at IIB’s Nampa Branch.

In his new role, Edwards will proactively manage and grow profitable customer relationships while developing a commercial and consumer lending portfolio. His responsibilities will also include sales, business development, and community development programs. 

Edwards joined IIB in February 2016 as an Officer Trainee. Edwards graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Boise State University.  

Batt Promoted at Idaho Independent Bank

Boise - Jun 5, 2017

Kurt R. Gustavel, President and Chief Operating Officer at Idaho Independent Bank (”IIB”) (OTC BB: IIBK.OB), announced the promotion of Chris Batt to Vice President & Branch Manager of IIB’s Nampa Branch.

In his new role, Batt will focus on all aspects of branch performance including profitability, growth, risk management, regulatory compliance, supervision, and community development programs in Nampa. In addition to the branch management duties, he will continue to manage a loan portfolio consisting of consumer and commercial relationships. 

Batt joined IIB in June 2004 as an Officer Trainee. He was promoted to Commercial Loan Officer in 2005, Branch Manager of IIB’s Caldwell Branch in 2009, Assistant Vice President in 2015, and Vice President in 2016.  Batt has over 12 years banking experience. 

Batt graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Idaho and an MBA from Boise State University. He is the Treasurer and Chairman-elect of the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce and President of the Caldwell Rotary Club.

Easterday Promoted at Idaho Independent Bank

Boise - May 26, 2017

Kurt R. Gustavel, President and Chief Operating Officer at Idaho Independent Bank (”IIB”) (OTC BB: IIBK.OB), announced the promotion of Carla Easterday to Assistant Vice President & Internal Audit Manager.

In her new role, Easterday will administer the Bank’s overall internal audit program, including operational, financial reporting, and compliance audits. Easterday joined IIB in April 2006 as an Internal Auditor.  She was promoted to Internal Audit Supervisor in 2009 and Internal Audit Manager in 2016. 

Easterday graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Accountancy from Boise State University. She earned her Certified Internal Auditor (“CIA”) Certification in 2016.  

Leighty Promoted at Idaho Independent Bank

Coeur d'Alene - May 25, 2017

Jack Gustavel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Idaho Independent Bank (”IIB”) (OTC BB: IIBK.OB), announced the promotion of Aimee Leighty to Consumer Loan Officer at IIB’s Coeur d’Alene Branch.

In her new role, Leighty will focus on managing and growing customer relationships and a consumer loan portfolio while actively cross-selling other Bank products and managing risk.

Leighty joined IIB in February 2016 as an Officer Trainee. Leighty has over 10 years banking experience and currently volunteers at the Kootenai Humane Society.

Roberts Promoted at Idaho Independent Bank

Boise, ID - May 5, 2017

Kurt R. Gustavel, President and Chief Operating Officer at Idaho Independent Bank (”IIB”) (OTC BB: IIBK.OB), announced the promotion of Julie Roberts to Vice President & Branch Manager of IIB’s Caldwell Branch.

In her new role, Roberts will focus on all aspects of branch performance including profitability, growth, risk management, regulatory compliance, supervision, and community development programs in Caldwell. In addition to the branch management duties, she will continue to manage a loan portfolio consisting of consumer, commercial, and agricultural relationships. 

Roberts joined IIB in August 2016 as Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer. She has over 20 years banking experience. 

Roberts is involved in the Caldwell and Kuna Chambers of Commerce, Kuna Economic Development Committee, nominated as a TWIN of the Women and Children’s Alliance in 2015, and recently joined the Caldwell Rotary. She is a volunteer for the West Valley 5K, Kuna Days, Canyon County Cleanup, and the Caldwell Chamber Buckaroo Breakfast.