(PHOENIX- Dec. 14, 2015) – Washington Federal is pleased to announce Mark Rocklin has been hired as Branch Manager at its Paradise Valley branch, which is located at 13648 N. Tatum Boulevard, in the Northeast Valley. In his new role, Rocklin will be responsible for business development, relationship management, residential and business lending. Rocklin brings several years of direct banking experience as well as more than 25 years of relationship development, to his new role; most recently as a senior client experience Professional at Opus Bank.
With relationship development, Rocklin also serves as an officer with AM Spirit Business Connections, a group of entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales professionals that gather weekly to exchange qualified business referrals. Rocklin is also actively involved in GoPro Networking / Scottsdale Promenade Group. Already active in the community, Rocklin is eager to work with his branch both on growth as well as its Washington Federal Focus on Arizona community relations program.
“One of the reasons I joined this team is because they believe that the relationships we have with our local communities are as important as those we share with our customers, stockholders and employees,” said Rocklin. “It is with this goal that the Washington Federal Foundation was founded at the national level – and our ‘Washington Federal Focus on Arizona’ community outreach program on the local level.”
According to Rocklin, together the Washington Federal Foundation and Washington Federal Focus on Arizona outreach programs work to fundraise for, volunteer with and facilitate direct giving to community-based nonprofits serving the needs of low and moderate-income individuals as well as support local business and civic endeavors that better the community as a whole.
About Washington Federal
Washington Federal is a full-service national banking institution that focuses on business-to-business banking, commercial and equipment lending, and home loan and corporate real estate financing. It has more than 30 offices in Arizona including locations in Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West and Tucson. Washington Federal is committed to developing a strong and loyal relationship with clients, shareholders and the community at large. For more information please visit washingtonfederal.com.