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Alex Dorn has joined Banner Bank as Assistant Vice President/Retail Branch Manager at the bank’s newest Bellevue branch, which is slated to open this spring.

Alex Dorn

Dorn joins Banner Bank

Alex Dorn has joined Banner Bank as Assistant Vice President/Retail Branch Manager at the bank’s newest Bellevue branch, which is slated to open this spring.

Joining Dorn in Bellevue will be Customer Service Supervisor Kathy Crawford and Personal Banker Joan Krona.

Dorn has more than 18 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Banner Bank, he was Columbia Bank’s Redmond Branch Manager. In addition, Dorn has worked for Cascade Bank and Washington Mutual. He is a graduate of the University of Washington.

The new Bellevue branch will be located downtown on the northwest corner of 108th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Fourth Street.

Three join law firm

Routh Crabtree Olsen, a full-service mortgage banking law firm, has added Kimberly Raphaeli and Nate Moore as associates and Kurt Biederman as escrow closings manager in its Bellevue office.

Raphaeli will focus on creditors’ rights, foreclosure and real estate law and related bankruptcies. She is a 2007 graduate of the South Texas College of Law in Houston.

Moore will focus on litigation and bankruptcy matters. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law where he received his juris doctorate in 2005.

Biederman will oversee all aspects of the firm’s escrow functions. Biederman received his juris doctorate from Seattle University in 2007 and also holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from Taylor University.

Routh Crabtree Olsen is located at 3535 Factoria Blvd. S.E., #200. More information is available at 425-458-2121 or by e-mail at

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