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Eckhardt to discuss Sterling’s recapitalization

Ezra A. Eckhardt, president and chief operating officer of Sterling Savings Bank, will visit Greater Spokane Incorporated this week to talk about how he helped lead the bank’s recapitalization project.

The BIZStreet “A Conversation With….” event will be Thursday from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Attend to learn how Eckhardt overcame the largest obstacle in his career: the recapitalization of Sterling. Greater Spokane stated, “Glean insights on how his team executed an intricate, complex capital raise while the bank was under a stringent regulatory order, with seven quarters of operating losses, and how planning, determination, and execution translated into great team performance and renewed sense of purpose and resolve.”

The cost to attend is $25 for GSI members and $50 for non-members.

Location: Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 100, Spokane.

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