Harding will oversee the credit union’s growth in the commercial market
PORTLAND, Ore., September 19, 2023—OnPoint Community Credit Union has hired banking and commercial strategy expert Bob Harding as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. He joins the Executive Team of Oregon’s largest credit union with more than 522,000 members and $8.7 billion in assets.
As Chief Commercial Officer, Harding leads OnPoint’s commercial lending team, advancing growth in the commercial market while deepening banking relationships with businesses across the region. Harding previously served as Regional Managing Director for First Republic Bank and has held senior leadership positions at Pacific West Bank, Columbia Bank and Pacific Continental Bank.
“We are excited to welcome Bob to the OnPoint team. He brings more than 20 years of banking experience and an impressive commitment to improving his community through public service,” said Rob Stuart, President and Chief Executive Officer, OnPoint Community Credit Union. “He’s a proven strategist, driving growth while developing initiatives to achieve goals. Bob will continue our mission of supporting the financial well-being of our members and the communities we serve.”
Harding’s 20 plus years of experience include private and nonprofit banking, residential and multi-family lending, investment management and financial planning. Harding will guide OnPoint’s strategy in his new role, driving sales, marketing and product development through relationship-based leadership.
“I’m honored to join the OnPoint team, a financial organization that values integrity and commitment to community,” said Harding. “Together, we will continue to offer products and services that enhance OnPoint’s banking connections with local businesses and nonprofits.”
Harding serves as board chair for the Children’s Institute. He is passionate about early childhood educational programs that ensure all children have equal opportunity and access to programs that support emotional well-being. He is also a board member of Educational Opportunities for Children and Families (ECOF)
Harding received his Bachelor of Arts from Oregon State University and his master’s degree in business administration from George Fox University. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, outdoor activities, urban farming, woodworking and spending time with his family.
The OnPoint Executive Team is comprised of the following members:
- Rob Stuart, President/Chief Executive Officer
- Cirith Anderson, Senior Vice President/Chief Risk Officer
- Jim Armstrong, Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer
- Tim Clevenger, Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer
- Patty Groman, Senior Vice President/Chief People Officer
- Bob Harding, Senior Vice President/Chief Commercial Officer
- Jim Hunt, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
- Steve Leugers, Senior Vice President/Chief Credit Officer
- Tory McVay, Senior Vice President/Chief Retail Officer
- Wendy Beth Oliver, Senior Vice President/Chief Legal Officer
ABOUT ONPOINT COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION
OnPoint Community Credit Union is the largest credit union in Oregon, serving over 522,000 members and with assets of $8.7 billion. Founded in 1932, OnPoint Community Credit Union’s membership is available to anyone who lives or works in one of 28 Oregon counties (Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler and Yamhill) and two Washington counties (Skamania and Clark) and their immediate family members. OnPoint Community Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). More information is available at www.onpointcu.com or 503-228-7077 or 800-527-3932.
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