People in Business

U.S. Bank has named Susan King small business relationship manager with the company's business banking team in Southern Oregon and Northern California.

King has spent more than 32 years in the banking industry, previously working as a business relationship manager with AmericanWest Bank and Wells Fargo. She has experience in small business and consumer lending across a broad spectrum of communities and industries. King's history of community involvement includes a year on the Living Opportunities board.


John L. Scott Real Estate honored several Southern Oregon agents, who are among the Northwest company's top one-percent sellers, as members of its Chairman's Circle.

Deanna Sickler and Dyan Lane of Ashland, JJ Kramer and Doug Morse of Medford, and Kurt Heater and Kurt Tamashiro of Grants Pass were all in the top 1 percent.


Former PremierWest Bank chief financial officer Doug Biddle has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer for Bank of the Pacific in Aberdeen, Wash. He was with PremierWest from 2010 until the bank was absorbed by AmericanWest Bank in 2013.

If your business or company has new management hires or promotions, send an email to

Reader Reaction
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.