Columbia Bank in Bellevue, Wash., has hired John F. Whiteman, Lynda Lee Linse, and J. Mike Dunn for senior positions.
Mr. Whiteman joined as president and chief executive of Columbia's new mortgage banking subsidiary, Columbia First Service Inc. He is a former president of Meritor Savings Bank's Meritor Mortgage Corp., Philadelphia. Most recently, he was executive vice president of the Philadelphia-based Tri-Arc Agency, a mortgage brokerage firm.
Ms. Linse was named a Columbia Bank vice president and lending officer. She was a vice president of Tacoma, Wash.-based Puget Sound National Bank, managing a commercial loan portfolio.
Mr. Dunn is vice president and director of marketing, positions he held with Market Trends Inc., a marketing research company based in Bellevue.