Meet the Team

We've been helping businesses in our community since we opened our doors in 2006. Contact one of our Relationship Bankers to learn what you've been missing. We think you'll be surprised.

Kellie Yates | Senior Vice President & Commercial Banker

Kellie Yates

Kellie Yates comes to RiverBank with 35 years of banking experience in Spokane bringing experience in a variety of areas, including commercial banking, private banking, credit administration, and loan servicing management. Kellie graduated from the University of Idaho in 1980. Kellie has been involved with a variety of local organizations including Bloomsday, Corbin Senior Activity Center, Tennis Association of Greater Spokane, and Meals on Wheels.

kyates@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6915
NMLS#791981

James Burke | Senior Vice President & Commercial Banker

ames Burke

Jim is a graduate of Washington State University with a degree in agriculture economics. He started his business career in the automotive business and opened his own resale business in 1989. Jim began his banking career in 1999 for a regional bank becoming their top producer in 2005. Jim's expertise is in the auto industry, commercial business, real estate lending, and commercial investment properties. He is a shareholder/investor in RiverBank.

jburke@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6911
NMLS#498561

Shawn Murphy | Vice President & Commercial Banker

Shawn Murphy

Shawn is a Spokane native who has over 15 years of banking experience and 18 years of retail management experience. Shawn’s expertise is working with customers to find solutions that save them time and money. He is actively involved with several local organizations including Spokane HOPE and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

smurphy@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6909
NMLS #1507998

Shelley Kramer | Vice President & Commercial Banker

Shelley Kramer

Shelley Kramer joins RiverBank with over 30 years of banking experience. She will focus on building relationships in the agricultural communities of Spokane County and the surrounding Inland Northwest communities. Ms. Kramer brings experience from several areas of the banking industry as she has advanced her career, but for the last 14 years has developed her specialty in Ag banking, assisting her customers with financial counseling and training, on-site inspections and harvest visits, while providing personalized service. Shelley is a graduate of the Western Agricultural Banking School and Western Commercial Lending School. She lives in Ritzville, WA and will be working primarily from her home office.

skramer@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6904

Byron Christiansen | Commercial Banker

Byron Christiansen

Byron is a Spokane native and a graduate of the University of Washington. He is a former small business owner with fifteen years of diverse banking experience. Byron joined the RiverBank family in 2015. He brings a breadth of experience and banking knowledge and is committed to taking care of our customers and helping RiverBank grow and maintain its reputation as the greatest local business bank in Eastern Washington.

bchristiansen@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6918
NMLS #731014

Eric Esparza | Commercial Banker

Eric Esparza

Eric Esparza comes to RiverBank with 22 years of local banking experience. Eric enjoys working closely with his customers and personalizing their banking needs. Eric is an Eastern Washington University graduate, has been a Junior Achievement volunteer for the last 9 years and recently joined the St. Aloysius Gonzaga school board.

eesparza@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6910
NMLS #730444

Bev Hosek | Vice President & Business Development Officer

Bev Hosek

Bev comes to RiverBank with 39 years retail banking experience in Spokane and most recently, 19 years in retail management. She enjoys assisting her customers with their financial needs and helping them meet their financial goals. Bev has been involved in the community as a wish grantor for Make a Wish, and a volunteer for ACCOIN and Children’s Home Society

bhosek@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6920
NMLS #7303

Mark Norisada | Financial Services Manager

Mark Norisada

Mark Norisada is a Spokane native joining RiverBank in 2006 with five years of banking experience. Mark is active in the community assisting with various events, fundraisers and volunteers at a childcare center. His expertise is providing exceptional service, from opening new accounts and certificates, to setting up cash management banking products for businesses.

mnorisada@riverbankonline.com | 509.744.6929