Jonathan Dale has been named Umpqua Bank’s regional director of commercial & corporate banking to support the growth needs of enterprising businesses across Portland Metro, Eastern Washington and Idaho.

“As the largest bank headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, Umpqua has a tremendous opportunity to help companies here grow through our unique combination of size, sophistication, and accessibility,” said Richard Cabrera, executive vice president and head of commercial & corporate banking at Umpqua. “Jonathan is an exceptional banker and leader with the passion, insight and expertise to help businesses reach their full potential. We look forward to his continued contribution to our company and our business customers.”

Dale brings nearly 25 years of banking and leadership experience to his new role at Umpqua. Since joining Umpqua in 2016, Dale has led the strategy and ideation of key initiatives and investments designed to evolve Umpqua’s commercial client experience, market approach, and competitive advantage. Before joining Umpqua, Dale held senior positions as a corporate banker, credit analyst, and strategist. His expertise includes leading and developing customized financial solutions for manufacturing, wholesale distribution, professional services and other growth industries.