Founded on a desire to see success in our community, Riverview has been providing sound financial support for nearly 90 years.
Every single employee at Riverview helps to create and shape our values every day. Each one is committed to the ongoing financial success of every client. That means you can count on getting the respect and personalized service you deserve. But it doesn't stop there. Our employees also work to shape our general community through volunteer efforts at more than 100 local organizations as well as the bank's active sponsorship of numerous events throughout our community.
The year was 1923; Calvin Coolidge became the 30th President of the United States and Time Magazine hit the newsstands for the first time. It was also that same year that a small group of citizens founded Clarke County Savings and Loan Association. The Board wanted a safe, profitable place for savings that would retain funds in Southwest Washington and provide low interest loans to purchase, construct and remodel family homes. For 40 years, Clarke County Savings and Loan served Southwest Washington customers out of a small office in Camas. Relationships were built with local consumers and businesses through the shared values of pride, respect, integrity and local, personal service. These same values drive Riverview today.
In 1963, Clarke County Savings opened its first branch office in Washougal with a young man named Patrick Sheaffer as manager. As CEO & Chairman of the Board, Pat continues to be a driving force for Riverview.
In 1971, a branch in Stevenson was opened; soon thereafter, our name was changed to reflect that the Association had outgrown the confines of the county. The name Riverview Savings Association was selected because it signified the majesty of the mighty Columbia River. By 1985, Riverview's six branches stretched from Battle Ground to Goldendale.
The 90's brought rapid growth as Riverview became a publicly traded company in 1993 (symbol "RVSB" NASDAQ Small Cap Market) and added six more branch offices by the end of the decade. In 1998, our corporate partner, Riverview Asset Management Corporation - began providing Trust and Investment Services to our customers and the Bank became Riverview Community Bank to better symbolize our dedication to our community.
In the new decade, Riverview has added eight new branches and three lending centers through new construction and the acquisitions of Today's Bank and the Oregon-based American Pacific Bank. Currently, Riverview has assets totaling $887 million and employs over 275 talented employee-owners across 18 offices. The Bank has grown into a dynamic organization that reflects the strengths of our community. Today, Riverview delivers full service banking with the latest technology while never forgetting those values on which Riverview Community Bank was founded: pride, respect, integrity and local, personal service.