Albers School of Business and Economics

Mentors

Mark Mills

Assistant Vice President/Business Banking Officer
Pacific Continental Bank

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Company Description

Pacific Continental Bank is the right bank for your business. For over 40 years we have cultivated a strong expertise in serving businesses in the Pacific Northwest. Our expert bankers provide exceptional financial and lending services to businesses, business owners and executives. As your trusted advisor, we offer more than just banking services – we share our knowledge to help you build a stronger and more profitable business.

Pacific Continental Bank consistently ranks among the most successful public companies (Nasdaq: PCBK) in the region, and remains as one of the healthiest banks in the country.

Job Description

I meet with business owners and directors to discuss opportunities and strategies for financial position, and business success.

Employment History

Business Relationship Banking Officer, providing banking and financing strategies and solutions for small to mid-size businesses.

Business Consultant to small businesses with an emphasis on: Operational efficiencies
Sales team development
Merchandise planing
Vendor relationship and negotiation
Business collaboration

Executive level leadership developing business models for expanding market through multiple store locations:
Recruit, develop, and retain a broad base of store managers, operational leaders, sales and customer service team members
Refine operational functions and systems
Establish sales and marketing plans
Develop vendor relationships and exclusive programs

Education

BA Business Administration, University of Washington

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Being involved in many different roles in the business community, I hope to share some insights that will help others. I focus on areas that they can grow and succeed through our collaborative exchange of ideas and past practices.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

I work in the greater Seattle area and can be flexible on scheduled meeting times.