new chairman vice chairman



Bank of Eastern Oregon names Chairman and Vice Chairman
Jeff Bailey, President and CEO (541) 676-0201
Gary Propheter, EVP & COO, (541) 676-0201
Heppner, Oregon, (April 30, 2012)   BEO Bancorp (OTCBB:BEOB) and its subsidiary, Bank of Eastern Oregon, elected Bob Armstrong as Chairman of the Board and Gary Neal as Vice Chairman.
Armstrong joined the Board in 2004. He is a CPA and co-owner of Oster Professional Group, CPA’s, in John Day and Burns. Bob and his wife, Lauri, live in John Day.
Neal joined the Board in 1999. He is General Manager for Port of Morrow. Gary and his wife, Kathy, live in Boardman.
“We are excited to have Bob and Gary lead the board of directors for the next year. Both of these gentlemen are active and engaged board members. Bob continues his service as chairman of the board audit committee and Gary is chairman of the board compensation committee,” said President and CEO, Jeff Bailey. “The vast experience and leadership qualities of these two men will serve our shareholders well,” continued Bailey.


About BEO Bancorp

BEO Bancorp is the holding company for Bank of Eastern Oregon, which operates 12 branches and four loan production offices in ten eastern Oregon counties. Branches are located in Arlington, Ione, Heppner, Condon, Irrigon, Boardman, Burns, John Day, Prairie City, Fossil, Moro, and Enterprise; loan production offices are located in Hermiston, Ontario, Pendleton, and Island City. Bank of Eastern Oregon also operates a mortgage division and offers brokerage services through BEO Financial Services. The bank’s web site is