Albers School of Business and Economics


Danielle Burd

Executive VP-Commercial Banking-Washington
Umpqua Bank

Company Description

Umpqua Bank is a full service commercial and retail community bank, serving businesses and consumers across 4 western states. We are $12 billion in assets and 2300 associates, with 200 locations across WA, CA, OR, and NV. Umpqua Bank has been recognized for its innovative customer experience and banking strategy by national publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Fast Company, and CNBC. The company has been recognized for the past six years in a row on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the country’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” In addition, Umpqua was named in 2011 #1 in Customer Satisfaction by JD Powers and Associates! Umpqua Holdings also owns a retail brokerage subsidiary, Umpqua Investments, Inc., which offers services through Umpqua Bank stores and in dedicated offices throughout Oregon. Umpqua’s Wealth Management Division serves high net worth individuals and nonprofits by providing customized financial solutions and offerings.

Job Description

Danielle Burd, serves as Executive Vice President and Commercial Region Manager for Washington state, for Umpqua Bank (NASDAQ: UMPQ). She oversees the bank’s delivery of commercial banking products and services and is responsible for expanding Umpqua’s commercial banking presence in the state.

Employment History

EVP and Commercial Banking Region Manager – Washington State Umpqua Bank November 2009 to Present Recruited by UB executive team to take over leadership in Washington State, grow bank assets and presence throughout the state of Washington, recruit top talent, establish the bank in the local community, and lead Washington State FDIC acquisitions and integrations. President and CEO Legacy Logistics, LLC, Anchorage, AK Jan 2008 to April 2009 Turnaround - Recruited by former Bank of America Alaska client to create a start-up trucking and logistics agent from the ground up, to replace failed service provider, Alaska Logistics Interim General Manager McEvoy Oil Company, Bellingham, WA Dec 2006 to Nov 2007 Turnaround - Recruited by former Bank of America client to execute and manage successful takeover, turnaround, and merger of Fuel Source, a company McEvoy Oil Company held silent majority ownership previous to December 2006 Owner and Producer Dreamvision Productions, LLC, Kenmore, WA Nov 2001 to March 2007 Created successful local freelance production company to produce on-time, on-budget, high-quality television series, documentaries, and promotional videos that educate, inspire, empower, and impact audiences in a positive way Bank of America, Washington, California & Alaska (formerly Security Pacific & Seafirst) July 1991 to Nov 2001 Various positions over 10 year tenure. Last position held: Senior Vice President and Commercial Manager, Bank of America, Bellingham, WA Promoted to Senior Vice President, September 2000. One of the youngest in bank history to receive SVP promotion


June 1994 - BA International Business and French Minor - Seattle University

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Umpqua Offices: 1111 3rd Ave, Suite 2100, Seattle