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Faces of Commercial Banking

WaFD Bank.
|Photography by Matthew Shelley
Right side: Tony Barnard, Regional President/Texas Region; Harry Goulding, Senior Credit Officer; Brad Rejebian, Commercial Division Manager, SVP Left side: Brice Bolen, Commercial Division Manager/Homebuilding Finance, SVP; Rusty Stehr, Commercial Division Manager/Energy Team, SVP; James Weichel, Retail Division Manager, VP Seated: Pete Thompson, Commercial Division Manager/Commercial Real Estate, SVP; Martha Dunn, Director of Treasury Management, SVP

Celebrating 106 years in business in 2023, WaFD Bank is a national bank with more than 200 branches across eight western states. Since the beginning, WaFd Bank has helped communities thrive while delivering simple, straightforward banking solutions with the latest in digital banking tools. In fact, WaFd Bank has been awarded Best Bank by Newsweek three years in a row, from 2020 to this year in 2023. Not only that, WaFd has been named one of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers in 2022 and 2023. Currently, WaFd Bank reports nearly $21 billion in assets and posted record earnings in 2022. WaFd Bank is well capitalized with one of the strongest balance sheets in America. On average, WaFd finances more than $1 billion in commercial loan originations right here in Texas.

WaFd Bank has earned a reputation as a steadfast and secure bank that stands by its clients, ready to help as best they can. In addition to offices in Dallas, WaFD Bank also opened a new location in Austin to serve your personal and commercial banking needs. After so many years in business, WaFd’s Texas team understands that their success depends on yours and believes it’s not the first deal or the first loan originated with someone that matters most—it’s the opportunity to be of service in the future. 

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