Umpqua Bank Reviews

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Umpqua Bank President, CEO, and Director, Umpqua Holdings and Umpqua Bank Ray Davis
Ray Davis
55 Ratings
  • Ray Davis Brings a Fresh Perspective to Banking

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Umpqua Bank full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    While I don't always agree there more things I admire with Mr. Davis and his willingness to challenge the status quo. Make no mistake about his boldness. I am thankful to be working for this organization that cares about its communities, customers and employees.

    Cons

    Like most businesses, margins are getting smaller and it means making tough business decisions to keep moving forward.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to be open to input from employees, customers and challenging accepted norms.

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Umpqua Bank Interviews

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015

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    Universal Associate II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Umpqua Bank.

    Interview Details

    I had 3 interviews, plus Recruitor phone interview. Not overly impressed. Area mgr. seemed more like a teen trying to impress me. We had previous employer in common. I found out he embellished his career abit. I later found out he didn't want to hire me. But the mgr. liked me. I was asked abt selling and cold calling. I would be expected to go out. No problems. I'm a very experienced banker. Was not impressed they had a co- worker interview me also.

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    I took an offer lower than my previous position.
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Umpqua Bank Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Additional Info

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Website www.umpquabank.com
Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1953
Type Company - Public (UMPQ)
Industry Finance
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Umpqua Holdings thinks of itself not so much as a bank but as a retailer that sells financial products. Consequently, many of the company's 180-plus Umpqua Bank "stores" in northern California, northern Nevada, Oregon, and Washington feature coffee bars and computer cafes. While customers sip Umpqua-branded coffee, pay bills online, attend a financial seminar, catch a poetry reading, or check out wares from local merchants, staff members pitch deposit accounts, mortgages, loans, life insurance, investments, and more. Subsidiary Umpqua Investments (formerly Strand... More

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