Umpqua Bank, Roseburg, Ore., this week added a homebuilder finance group to its commercial real estate lending division. The bank will fund construction and development loans to Oregon- and Washington-based residential homebuilders and developers.
Umpqua hired Kelly Warter to manage the group, serving as senior vice president and homebuilder finance manager. She will be based in Seattle. Her duties will include the expansion of products and portfolios.