How it all started
Mountain Pacific Bank is a full-service commercial bank located in Everett, WA. The bank opened its doors in July of 2006 and achieved profitability in 6 months, setting a record for Washington State. The bank has continued to grow & set records and currently reports $594.9 million in assets.
It is Mountain Pacific Bank’s goal to provide high-quality financial products and services at a fair price to businesses, professionals and individuals of Snohomish, Skagit and King Counties. And to distinguish itself by becoming “the local bank of choice for customers, employees and shareholders by exceeding their expectations,” as stated in the mission.
Started by 17 local business and outstanding community leaders Mountain Pacific Bank is a Community Bank dedicated to serving Snohomish, Skagit and King Counties. An equally important part of their plan is to reinvest in the community with resources, time and talents.
At Mountain Pacific Bank we also know every organization has unique financial needs, we’d like to show you how flexible and innovative our financial solutions can be. Being local gives us the flexibility to make decisions that the larger institutions can’t.
Our Board’s composition is a strong, balanced blend of skills and experience,
which will allow it to provide guidance in many areas to Mountain Pacific Bank’s seasoned management team.
Rick Pedack is the former President of Seattle Specialty Insurance Services, Inc., and Executive Vice President of National General Holdings Corporation. Prior to forming Seattle Specialty in 1992, Rick developed the lender-based Fire & Flood Insurance programs for the Minnehoma Insurance Company. Early in his career, he served as an Officer of First Interstate Bank of Washington in the Retail Banking Division. Rick is a licensed Insurance Agent or Broker in all 50 states and US Territories. He is an active member of several trade organizations including Mortgage Bankers Association, Independent Insurance Agents of America, Professional Insurance Agents, and Washington Surplus Lines Association. Rick also served in a number of volunteer positions within his church, the Boy Scouts of America, the Snohomish School District and the Providence of Everett Foundation. Rick holds a BS Degree in Business Administration, Finance & Marketing, from Central Washington University.
Mark Duffy is President and CEO of Mountain Pacific Bank. Mark has been involved in the banking industry for 41 years with the past 27 spent in community banking. Mark was raised in Everett, Washington, and graduated from Everett High School. His involvement in the Snohomish County community includes serving on the board of directors for Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center as Treasurer, the Providence General Foundation as Past Chairman, and the board of trustees for the Economic Alliance Snohomish County. He is also a past board member of Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, the Rotary Club of Everett, Everett Public Schools Foundation and North Everett Little League.
Morrie Trautman has been a long time local businessman, having created and sold several area businesses, including Yukon Trading Company, a wholesale sporting goods sales and distribution company specializing in outdoor sports and Watershed USA, a warehousing, distribution and logistics company. He was also co-founder of K and D Services, of Washington and Oregon, a regional traffic management company. He is currently the Managing Partner of Brooktraut Properties LLC, a property management and development company, and President/Founder of Liqwood Assets LLC, a manufacturer and distributor in the craft beverage industry. Morrie is active in his support of several local community service organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Snohomish County Arts Council. He was a member of the mayor’s City of Everett “Vision 2025” team. Morrie is a fifth generation son, born and raised in the Everett area. He attended the University of Washington and Washington State University and holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science, Pre Law.
Scott Murphy is the President of Goldfinch Bros., Inc., a commercial and residential glazing contractor in business since 1892. Prior to joining Goldfinch Bros., Scott was Vice President of Finance for Safeco Insurance Company of America, where he held several senior-level finance positions. In 2013, Scott co-founded AD Systems, a company focused on high-performance sliding door systems targeted at the healthcare and office markets. Scott assisted in building the brand into a company with national distribution and, in 2018, was instrumental in the sale of the business to Allegion plc, a publicly traded company. In addition to his role at Goldfinch, Scott also served on the Everett City Council from 2013 through 2021. Scott has been actively involved for many years as a volunteer board member for various non-profit organizations, including service as Board Chair for The Community Foundation of Snohomish County, the Everett Public Schools Foundation, North Everett Little League, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County. Scott currently serves as a Board member for the Everett Public Facilities District, which oversees the Angel of the Winds Arena. Scott is a 1984 graduate of the University of Washington with a BA in Business Administration.
Maddy Metzger-Utt provides consulting services to community foundations in the region through her firm MMU Consulting. Prior to her consulting work she was President/CEO of the Community Foundation of Snohomish County from 2005 to 2019. Before the Community Foundation of Snohomish County, she spent 12 years as an Executive Director of two non-profit organizations in Snohomish County. Maddy is the current Board Chair for the Housing Authority of Snohomish County. She was also the former Board President for the Snohomish County Estate Planning Council, former President of the Everett Rotary Club, and a former Board Member for Leadership Snohomish County. Recently she became past Board Chair for the Everett Housing Authority. Maddy was born and raised in Everett and has a BA in Organizational Behavior from Stanford University.
Kristi Henderson is a partner at Bauer Evans and Madrona Financial Services where she has worked for 15 years doing tax planning, business accounting, and financial advisory services. During her time at Bauer Evans, she has performed audits and has also helped clients through audits by various regulatory entities. She recently served on the board of directors for the Community Foundation of Snohomish County where she is currently on the finance committee. She was raised in Lake Stevens and graduated with honors from the University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Personal Financial Specialist, and Certified Financial Planner and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
Joe Gaffney is President of Gaffney Construction Inc; a local commercial construction company with deep roots in the Everett and Snohomish County community.
Joe was born and raised in Everett, graduating from Cascade High School in 1997. In 2001 he earned his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Central Washington University.
Through Gaffney Construction, Joe has worked with many business and charitable organizations to help them realize their building goals in a cost effective and efficient manner.
Joe served as Vice President of Everett Rotary and is currently an active member. He is a former board member for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County and also served as President. At this time he serves as a Board Trustee.
Joe is committed to making Everett and Greater Snohomish County a place for businesses and residents to thrive.
David Pedack is Vice President, Trading and Analytics at StoneX Commodity Solutions - currently holding the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. His primary focus and responsibility is co-managing StoneX’s hedge desk - which trades commodity futures, swaps, and options. For the previous 15 years, David worked as a Portfolio Manager at Russell Investments where he garnered an understanding of portfolio management coupled with a wealth of first-hand experience in the trading aspects and nuances of complex financial derivatives, including options, futures, swaps and forwards.
Born and raised in Snohomish, David is a proud native Washingtonian. He graduated with honors from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma with degrees in Mathematics and Physics.
David enjoys spending time with his high-school sweetheart, now wife, and their young son and daughter. His personal passions and pursuits are spending time out on the Sound crabbing and boating as well as spending time out in the wilderness camping. When at home, David is hopped up on life as he is enjoys producing his own ginger beer in his personally crafted electric beer brewing system. Cheers!
David C. Tingstad
David C. Tingstad is the Managing Partner of Beresford Booth, PLLC, a full-service law firm based in Edmonds, Washington. He chairs the firm’s Business and Real Estate practice and has extensive experience in the areas of business transactions, limited liability companies (LLCs), corporations and real estate. David regularly counsels clients in all aspects of business including operations, asset acquisitions, conversions and mergers. In addition, his practice includes assisting operating businesses with succession planning, financing, dissolution and disputes between owners. David’s clients range from family businesses to large corporations.
David joined the firm in 1995. He is an active member of several committees advising on policy issues relating to business entity legislation, including the Washington State Bar Association’s Partnership Law Committee which maintains Washington’s Limited Liability Company Statute. David is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities.
David regularly speaks to and engages with other legal professionals for continuing legal education. He has presented on a range of legal topics relating to business entity law, writes regularly on current legal topics through his blog and authored a chapter for the pending Washington Partnership Deskbook through the Washington State Bar Association.
David lives in Edmonds and is engaged in the community. He serves as a director to the Homage Senior Services, a non-profit company that promotes independence, preserves dignity and enhances the quality of life for older adults and people with disabilities in Snohomish County. Besides spending time with his family, as a former college football player, David enjoys fitness challenges including endurance events and cycling.
Richard (Dick) Beresford
Dick Beresford is a partner with Beresford Booth PLLC, a full service law firm located in Edmonds. Dick has practiced law in the Greater Seattle Area since 1972 and has extensive experience in Business and Finance, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Banking Law, Estate Planning and Examiner of Titles for King County. He has been admitted to the Washington State Bar Association, the U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Dick has been active in professional associations which include the Washington State Bar Association (Member: 1972, Trustee Young Lawyers Section: 1975-1981, Rules of Professional Conduct Committee), American Bar Association, King County Bar Association, Snohomish County Bar Association, and American Arbitration Association. He has also been active in the community and business associations serving as Trustee and former President of Edmonds Community College Foundation, Chairman of the Puget Sound Center of Learning and Technology (Joint Venture with Edmonds Community College and Shoreline Community College), is a co-owner of Factors of Puget Sound, LLC and Pacific Continental Shippers, LLC and is a member of Everett Golf and Country Club. Dick is a Washington State native with a Bachelor Arts from the University of Washington and a Juris Doctorate from Willamette University School of Law.
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