Independent DirectorMs. Heidi B. Stanley is an Independent Director of the Company. She is coowner and chair of Empire Bolt Screw, Inc., a privatelyheld international distribution company headquartered in Spokane, Washington. Prior to this, Ms. Stanley had 24 years of experience in the banking industry. She served as CEO and chair of Sterling Savings Bank from January 2009 to October 2009. From January 2008 to December 2008, she served as director, vice chair, president CEO. From October 2003 to December 2007, she served as director, vice chair and COO. Prior to this, she held a variety of leadership positions with increasingly higher levels of managerial responsibility. Prior to joining Sterling in 1985, Ms. Stanley worked for IBM in San Francisco, California and Tucson, Arizona. Ms. Stanleys varied business experiences have provided a diverse business perspective on risk analysis, operations, policy development, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets. Since June 2016, Ms. Stanley has served as a director of Forterra, Inc., a forprofit whollyowned subsidiary of the Association of Washington Business. She served on many industry and business boards and was active in the Spokane region and with many statewide organizations. Her community leadership extends beyond the business community and includes board involvement with numerous charitable, educational and cultural organizations. Ms. Stanley is the founding chair of Greater Spokane Incorporated, former chair of the Association of Washington Business, former chair of the Spokane area YMCA, and former board member of the Spokane Symphony. She currently serves on the board of the Association of Washington Business and is a director and treasurer of the Washington Policy Center Board
Age: 59 Director Since 2006Stanley graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.