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Susie Eckelkamp Elected to Board of Directors
May 13, 2019
 
Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced Susan Eckelkamp has been elected to the Bank of Washington Board of Directors....Read More

Kleekamp Promoted to Officer
May 8, 2019
 
Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Phillip Kleekamp to Credit Officer for Bank of Washington....Read More

Konys Promoted to Director of Human Resources
May 1, 2019
 
Washington, MO - Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Amy Konys to Director of Human Resources....Read More

Tobben Named to Bank of Washington Board
February 26, 2019
 
Washington, MO - Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced Timothy Tobben has been elected to the Bank of Washington Board of Directors....Read More


Lauber & Nunn Earn CBSM Certification
February 5, 2018
 
Washington, MO – Peggy Lauber and Shane Nunn with Diamond Cardinal Processing, LLC (DCP, LLC) recently earned their Certified Banking Security Manager (CBSM) credentials through the SBS Institute... Read More

Eckelkamp Named to Bank of Washington Board
November 13, 2018
 
Washington, MO - Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced William W. “Billy” Eckelkamp, Jr., has been named to the Bank of Washington Board of Directors. The Board elected Eckelkamp at the monthly meeting on October 17, 2018....Read More

Jamie Holtmeier Receives Leadership Award
October 24, 2018
 
Jefferson City, MO - The Missouri Bankers Association honored Jamie Holtmeier, assistant BSA and deposit compliance officer for the Bank of Washington, with the 2018 Young Bankers Leadership Award....Read More

Jamie Holtmeier Named Outstanding Young Professional
September 24, 2018
 
Washington, MO - Jamie Holtmeier, 33, is an assistant BSA and deposit compliance officer for the Bank of Washington. She joined the bank in 2014....Read More

L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. Named Variety’s Man of the Year
April 28, 2018
 
Washington, MO - Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis recently named L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr., as Variety’s 2018 Man of the Year. Each year, Variety honors one man and one woman who play an active role in shaping the St. Louis community for the better....Read More

Sam Unnerstall Promoted to AVP Commercial Lending
February 1, 2018

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Sam Unnerstall to Assistant Vice President Commercial Lending..... Read More

Jay Nowak Promoted to Executive Vice President
February 1, 2018

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Jay Nowak to Executive Vice President..... Read More

Coulter Earns National Certification
September 29, 2017

Washington, MO – Pat Coulter, Senior Vice President Deposit Operations/Compliance and Bank Secrecy Act Officer, of the Bank of Washington, recently attained the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) accreditation.... Read More

Eckelkamp Named Outstanding Young Professional
September 27, 2017

Chris Eckelkamp, 29, works in commercial lending at the Bank of Washington.
"Chris exemplifies our mission of providing outstanding service for our customers," said Buzz Eckelkamp, Bank of Washington, who nominated Eckelkamp for the Outstanding Young Professional Award... Read More

Serena Williams Promoted to Bank of Washington Officer
April 2, 2017

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Serena Williams to an Officer of the bank. Williams started.... Read More

Eckelkamp Named Assistant VP of Commercial Lending
March 25, 2017

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Chris Eckelkamp to Assistant Vice President – Commercial Lending.
“Chris continually.... Read More

Tobben Promoted to Assistant VP at Bank
March 22, 2017

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Danny Tobben to Assistant Vice President – Deposit Operations. “Danny has consistently identified and provided solutions.... Read More

Aholt Named Assistant VP of Retail Operations
March 18, 2017

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Lori Aholt to Vice President Retail Operations.... Read More

Sam Unnerstall Promoted to Commercial Lender
March 18, 2017

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Sam Unnerstall to Commercial Lender.... Read More

Arnie Sallaberry Awarded Outstanding Director
Published October 7, 2016

Arnie Sallaberry moved to Missouri from the West Coast in 1986 when Clemco Industries Corp., a manufacturer of abrasive blasting and surface finishing equipment, bought a Washington-based manufacturer and made Washington, Missouri..... Read More

Spaunhorst Named Outstanding Young Professional
Published September 28, 2016

Kristen Spaunhorst, 35, works at the Bank of Washington as product development coordinator. She has been with the bank 14 years.
"Kristen began with the Bank of Washington on the retail front line, became a branch manager, then... Read More

Eckelkamp Named Outstanding Young Professional
Published September 28, 2016

William W. "Billy" Eckelkamp, Jr., 32, is an associate attorney with the law firm of Eckelkamp Kuenzel LLP, Washington. He has worked as an associate for three years and an attorney the last two years..... Read More

Tobben Named Outstanding Young Professional

Published September 30, 2015

Tim Tobben, 32, joined the Bank of Washington in 2009 as a credit review officer. In 2013, Tobben took a new role and was promoted to assistant vice president - commercial lending. 

 "Tim has done an exceptional job in helping develop an entirely new credit department within our bank," said Buzz Eckelkamp, bank president, who nominated Tobben for the Outstanding Young Professional Award. 

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Unnerstall Named Outstanding Young Professional

Published: September 24, 2014

Washington, MO - Danielle Unnerstall, 29, is the officer/director of marketing with the Bank of Washington. She was nominated for the Young Professionals award by Jay Nowak, vice president of the bank.

Unnerstall joined the Bank of Washington in May 2011 as marketing director, and was promoted to an officer with the bank in 2013.... Read More

No. 1 Fan - Leonard Marquart!

Published: September 24, 2014


Washington, MO – Recently, St. Francis Borgia Regional High School’s Athletic Association presented our own Leonard Marquart with the Ralph Lause No. 1 Fan of the Year Award!! This award is given to people who display the qualities that exemplify lifelong dedication to athletic programs at Borgia. Leonard was so surprised to receive the award and was tricked into going to the awards banquet while busy volunteering for another community event!

Leonard, we are so proud of you!! Congratulations! Thank you for all that you do for the community and the bank.


Desmond Joins the Bank of Washington

Published: May 4, 2014

Washington, MO – L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Bank of Washington has announced the addition of Stacey Desmond.

Desmond has joined the bank as a loan compliance officer with over 16 years of banking... Read More


Feldmann Promoted to Senior Vice President

Published: April 25, 2014

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Doris Feldmann to Senior Vice President Loan Operations and Loan Compliance.

Feldmann has over 41 years of experience with... Read More

Gildehaus Promoted to Assistant Vice President

Published: February 26, 2014

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Heather Gildehaus to Assistant Vice President Retail Management. 

Gildehaus joined the bank in 2007 as a Branch Manager, and has 11 years of financial experience. She has experience in... Read More

Coulter Promoted to Senior Vice President

Published: February 20, 2014

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Pat Coulter to Senior Vice President Retail Management and Operations Compliance. 

“With over 39 years of experience in retail banking... Read More

Eckelkamp Promoted to Commercial Lender

Published: February 13, 2014

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Chris Eckelkamp to Commercial Lender. 

Eckelkamp joined the bank in 2012 as a credit analyst. His financial experience started with Northwestern Mutual... Read More

Bowen Promoted to Retail Branch Director

Published: February 8, 2014

Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Jess Bowen to Retail Branch Director. 

Bowen has been with the Bank of Washington for over eight years, starting as a teller, moving into new accounts... Read More