Banner Corporation (BANR)
Q1 2010 Earnings Call Transcript
April 22, 2010 11:00 am ET
Mike Jones – CEO
Albert Marshall – Secretary
Lloyd Baker – EVP and CFO
Rick Barton – EVP and Chief Lending Officer
Mark Grescovich – President
Matthew Clark – KBW
Jeff Rulis – DA Davidson
Sara Hasan – McAdams Wright Ragen
Louis Feldman – Wells Capital Management
Brent Christ – Sirios Capital Management
Brian Freckmann – LS Capital
Kipling Peterson – Columbia Ventures Corporation
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Banner Corporation First Quarter 2010 Conference Call. During today's presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, the conference will be opened for questions. (Operator Instructions).
This conference is being recorded today, Thursday, April 22, 2010. I would now like to turn the conference over to Mike Jones. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you very much. And let me add my welcome to all of you to the first quarter results conference call for Banner Corporation. With me today is Lloyd Baker, our Chief Financial officer; Rick Barton, our Chief Lending and Credit Officer; Albert Marshall, the Secretary of the Corporation. And I'm very pleased to indicate that we also have Mark Grescovich here with us. He is the new President of Banner Bank and Banner Corporation and he will have a few comments to say after we get through reporting on the first quarter results.
So, with that, Albert, would you please read the paragraph?
Sure. Thank you. Good morning, everyone. Our presentation today discusses Banner's business outlook and will include forward-looking statements. Both statements include descriptions of management's plans, objectives, or goals for future operations, products and services, forecast of financial or other performance measures, and statements about Banner's general outlook for economic and other conditions.