Meet the team

Columbia Credit Union’s Business Lending team has experienced and knowledgeable professionals ready to help you meet your business goals. We offer all the banking expertise you’d expect from a national competitor along with the personal touch of your local credit union.

Samantha Sandford

VP Commercial Relationship Manager

I love getting the opportunity to meet with clients and learn the inner workings of their business and goals so I can help determine what products and services best fit their needs.

Scott Karn

VP Commercial Relationship Manager

I have over 20 years of experience in both consumer and commercial lending and most folks say I’m hardworking, pro-active, and trustworthy. And they seem to like it.

Kathy Pickett

VP Commercial Relationship Manager

It’s important for me to invest in understanding your business, strategies, and key objectives. Every business owner and business is unique. I look forward to becoming your trusted advisor.

Francisco Bermudez

VP Commercial Relationship Manager

I’ve found that developing relationships is the key driver to finding success, and understanding what my clients need is the first step. I look forward to finding what solutions work for you, specifically.

Paula Ford

VP Business Services

If you ask my clients about me, they would say that I always listen to understand their needs, and then I provide suggestions for financial solutions that will help them run their business.

Joe Storm

VP, Director of Commercial & Business Services

I work diligently to provide outstanding service, by being attentive and asking appropriate questions that are salient to meeting our members’ needs.

Appointment Request

Meet with a business loan officer.