LONG BEACH - The board of directors of Pacific Financial Corporation recently announced the promotion of Dian Barker-Sayce to the corporate position of senior vice president and manager of the Long Beach office of The Bank of the Pacific. Bank president Dennis Long praised Barker-Sayce's contributions and commitment to the community. Long stated that Dian has played a huge part in the success of the bank.
"The new title not only acknowledges her contributions, but reflects the importance of her position to our Bank," said Long.
Barker-Sayce is a 27-year veteran of The Bank of the Pacific. She began her bank career in l975 as a proof operator and has worked her way up through the ranks, serving as vice president and manager of the Long Beach office for the past 19 years. Dian is well known for her commercial loan expertise throughout the Pacific and Clatsop county areas.
In addition to her responsibilities at the bank, she is currently vice president of the Long Beach Merchants Association, treasurer of the Economic Development Council, chairman of the revolving loan board for the state of Washington and was recently appointed as a commissioner of the Washington State Parks Gift Foundation. Barker-Sayce is also a certified state of Washington residential appraiser.
Barker-Sayce has two children, Brent and Ariel Barker, and one granddaughter, Alexia. She resides in Seaview with her husband Jim Sayce. Barker-Sayce has a degree in Psychology from the University of California at Long Beach.
Pacific Financial Corporation is a bank holding company with total assets of $269 million, operating ten branches as The Bank of the Pacific in Grays Harbor, Pacific and Wahkiakum counties.