Columbia Banking System has announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Melanie J. Dressel, died suddenly late on Feb. 19.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my friend and colleague Melanie Dressel. Melanie had served as our Chief
Executive Officer since 2003, and was also a member of our Board of Directors," William Weyerhaeuser, Chairman of the Board of Columbia, said. "Under her tireless leadership, Columbia grew to be widely recognized as one of the best regional community banks in the country, and has been continually acknowledged… Read More