Bank of Eastern Oregon names Chairman and

Vice Chairman of Board

Bank of Eastern Oregon and its parent company, BEO Bancorp, have elected Linda LaRue as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Brad Anderson as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.  LaRue joined the board of directors in 2005. She retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Bank of Eastern Oregon in 2006 after 32 years with the bank.  She and her husband, retired educator Del LaRue, live in Ione, Oregon.

Anderson joined the board in 2004 and is serving his second stint as Vice Chairman of the Board. He operates a family farm with his sister and brother-in-law called Triangle Ranches, a diversified wheat and cattle operation in Morrow and Gilliam counties. Anderson and his wife, Sally, a fourth grade teacher, and their 13-year old daughter, Tatiana, split their time between Arlington and Hood River.

“We are excited to have Linda and Brad leading the board for the next year,” said President and CEO, E. George Koffler. “Both of these capable individuals have shown impressive leadership skills in local, regional, state, and national organizations. They are committed to the values the bank holds firm and will do an excellent job leading the company,” concluded Koffler.
About BEO Bancorp 

BEO Bancorp is the holding company for Bank of Eastern Oregon, which operates 11 branches and three loan production offices in nine eastern Oregon counties. Branches are located in Arlington, Ione, Heppner, Condon, Irrigon, Boardman, Burns, John Day, Prairie City, Fossil and Moro; loan production offices are located in Hermiston, Ontario, and Enterprise. Bank of Eastern Oregon also operates a mortgage division and offers brokerage services through BEO Financial Services. Bank of Eastern Oregon’s website is