Business of the Month


June Business of the Month—Lower Columbia Q Center

“We specifically wanted to work with a local bank and keep our financial assets here in the community,” said Tessa James Scheller, chair of the Lower Columbia Q Center. “Clatsop Community Bank has been very gracious and welcoming to us, and we have multiple accounts there.” The Lower Columbia Q Center is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 […] Read More.

May Business of the Month—Lunde Apartments

“When we refinanced our apartment building, I wanted to give Clatsop Community Bank an opportunity on the loan,” said Mickey Bambrick, who owns Lunde Apartments with her husband, Kory Slaatthaug. “We called a ton of banks, and they all said, ‘Here’s what we offer.’ At Clatsop Community Bank, however, it was different. Instead of telling […] Read More.

April Business of the Month—Kiwi’s Water Taxi

Alan “Kiwi” Brann started his company, Kiwi’s Water Taxi, in 2010. The company runs people, supplies, packages and equipment to ships anchored in the Columbia River. Customer service is paramount, with the crew seemingly on call 24/7, and Kiwi always the one to answer the phone. “You call, we haul” has become a common refrain […] Read More.
Julia Weinberg

March Business of the Month—Seaside Wellness Center

“I felt very supported by Clatsop Community Bank when I opened my practice,” said Julia Weinberg, owner of Seaside Wellness Center. Julia, who has now been in private practice for over a year, says she didn’t even understand all of the language around owning and operating a business when she first got started. She worked […] Read More.

September Business of the Month—Ben’s Computer Store

“My previous bank didn’t see the vision I had for this piece of property,” said Ben Doney, owner of Ben’s Computer Store in Warrenton. Ben spoke from the new location of his store, which backs up to SE Discovery Lane (in front of Costco) in Warrenton. He owns the building, which is fully occupied with […] Read More.