Jeff Hollingsworth

How do your colleagues describe you?

Having worked with Jeff over the years, I can best describe him as a seasoned finance professional with a passion for working with a very diverse client base to find solutions for all aspects of business-related challenges.

Why do you do what you do?

My professional journey has been rich with business and personal experiences and has afforded me opportunities to meet and work with a broad spectrum of amazing business professionals and in many instances, participated as a service provider/partner in facilitating the success of their commercial endeavors. Those opportunities represent the greatest rewards I’ve realized over the decades of my working life.

Bio:

Jeff brings his experiences as a small business owner, manager of single-unit and multi-unit bank branch operations, 30+ years in commercial finance for small and middle-market businesses, import / export finance, SBA and government programs, and instructor of college and professional level finance and management courses. His professional roles have been supported by strong interpersonal skills; adaptation to technological changes; thorough understanding of financial statements and tax returns; and establishment, implementation, and tracking of short and long-term business plans.

In addition to his work-related experience, Jeff has been involved in the communities he’s lived serving on numerous non-profit boards, city council advisory boards, and business associations prior to relocating to The Dalles.