PACS Alumna Named President and CEO of Raymond Federal Bank


PACS Alumna Named President and CEO of Raymond Federal Bank

B. Nichoel Casey, JD, a graduate of the OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies M.A. in Administrative Leadership program (now the M.A. in Organizational Leadership) has been named president and chief executive officer of Raymond Federal Bank in Raymond, Washington, a mutual bank that has served Pacific County, Washington, since 1925.

Casey brings more than 15 years of executive leadership experience to her new position, including operational administration, regulatory risk management and legal counsel expertise, along with a passion for community banking.

In addition to her master’s degree in leadership, Casey also holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration from OU, as well as a Juris Doctorate and certificate in Business Law and Entrepreneurship from the OU College of Law. She is also a graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at The Wharton School.

Casey is a licensed member of the Bar Association in both Oklahoma and Oregon, a certified regulatory compliance manager of the American Banking Association and is a member of the Oregon Bankers Association.

Prior to joining Raymond Federal Bank, Casey served as the executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief administration officer of Willamette Valley Bank in Salem, Oregon. She served as vice president of the board of directors for the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools for three years and as deputy project manager and moderator for the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Leadership Symposium for two years.

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