Pacific Coast Banking School

Pacific Coast Banking School

Pacific Coast Banking School

Date Founded



2050 SkylineTower,10900 NE 4th Street,Bellevue, WA 98004

Employees (Worldwide)

1 - 10

Company Description

Since 1938, Pacific Coast Banking School has partnered with the University of Washington Graduate School of Business to help over 10,000 bankers “Rise Above the Rest”™ by providing outstanding graduate-level executive leadership and financial management education. The Vision and Mission reflects the beliefs of the founders of Pacific Coast Banking School and our Corporate Board, a prestigious group of industry experts, and educational and bank executives. PCBS offers the nation's premier three-year graduate-level management education program focused specifically on the financial services industry. Set in the scenic Pacific Northwest's University of Washington campus on the shores of Lake Washington, PCBS session attendees share a rich classroom experience while enjoying the natural beauty and excitement of one of the country's favorite tourist destinations. PCBS keeps its entrance standards high to attract the best and brightest, which is just one reason PCBS is considered The Premier National Graduate School of Banking™. PCBS is commited to help get the most out of employee potential, to enhance leadership and management abilities and to complement a bank's own internal training and development efforts.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Faculty Member

Member of the Faculty

Board of Directors

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at HomeStreet, Inc.

Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Northrim Bancorp, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Associated Banc-Corp

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Great Western Bancorp, Inc. - South Dakota

President & Chief Executive Officer at Heritage Financial Corp. (Washington)

Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank at Community West Bancshares

President & Chief Operating Officer at Washington Trust Bank

Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President at Zions Bancorporation, NA

Former Vice President/Development at Cuesta College Foundation

Distinguished Alumni
Joseph M. Schierhorn is now Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Northrim Bancorp, Inc.
Julianne Cruz is now Director of Advisory Services at Retirement Planners of America
Deborah D. McWhinney is now Former President at Schwab Institutional
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Director, Real Estate Academic Initiative at Harvard University

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