1311 E. Barnett Rd Medford, OR 97504 541.622.6222 www.peoplesbankofcommerce.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 3, 2016
Bill Jacobs, chairman of the board 541.944.5215
Ken Trautman, president and chief executive officer 541.774.7654
JIM TEECE JOINS PEOPLE’S BANK BOARD
Medford, OR—Bill Jacobs, chairman of the board for People’s Bank of Commerce, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Teece to its board of directors.
Teece is the president, CEO and co-founder of Project A, a technology business, which provides comprehensive business solutions including web design, e-commerce software, e-government tools, content management system, mobile apps for both Android and Apple products, custom software and web hosting. He is also the president and CEO of Ashland Home Net in Ashland, Oregon, a community-based internet service provider, chief technology officer and co-founder of Art Authority, LLC, as well as creator of Ashland TV 20, Rogue Broadband, and a multitude of other specialized technology projects.
Passionate about local business and community, Teece currently serves on the board of directors for the Jackson County Fair and Expo, Southern Oregon University Foundation and Northwest Telecommunications Association. He was a past president for the following boards: Ashland Independent Film Festival, Ashland Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Oregon Telecommunications and Technology Council, and Software Association of Oregon, Southern Oregon Region. Additional board service included Asante Foundation, Jefferson Public Radio, and Software Association of Oregon.
Teece has been awarded the 2015 Board Member of the Year for the Oregon Fairs Association, the 2014 Citizen of the Year for the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, and the 2007 Community Service Award from Jackson County.
“With his innovation and technical expertise, Jim brings a different level of knowledge and sophistication to our board,” says Chairman Jacobs. “We are thrilled to have his direction and insight as we make technology and online banking decisions for the bank and its customers.”
People’s Bank of Commerce is a locally-owned and managed community bank founded in 1998 with locations in Medford, Central Point, Ashland and Grants Pass. For more information about People’s Bank of Commerce, contact Ken Trautman at 541.774.7654 or visit www.peoplesbankofcommerce.com.