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Meet Our Relationship Managers

At BECU, lending is a relationship – not just a transaction.  BECU Relationship Managers are experts in this market who do more than address your borrowing needs today.  They get to know your business so they're ready with solutions for tomorrow's opportunities.

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Western Washington

Debbie Taglialavore

Debbie Taglialavore

Director of Business Lending, Puget Sound Region

Email: deborah.taglialavore@becu.org

Phone: (206) 436-2450

Debbie manages the relationship team for BECU, including our Relationship Managers serving the needs of our commercial members and our Small Business Specialists.

Debbie has over 25 years of financial services experience, including extensive business lending and relationship management experience – the past 18 years in the Puget Sound area. She couples this expertise with a commitment to her clients and her team.

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Heather Odegaard

Heather Odegaard

Senior Relationship Manager, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom Counties

Email: heather.odegaard@becu.org

Phone: (425) 609-5428

With over 15 years of experience, Heather is uniquely qualified to address the borrowing needs of her clients. Heather supports our commercial members located in Snohomish, Skagit, and Whatcom counties. She focuses primarily on investor real estate and owner occupied loans.

Heather is committed to having a positive impact on the community. The most exciting part of her role is building relationships with her members and helping them achieve their financial goals.

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Jennifer Teramoto

Jennifer Teramoto

Senior Relationship Manager, Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Renton and King County(East)

Email: jennifer.teramoto@becu.org

Phone: (425) 802-7818

Jennifer supports our commercial members in Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Renton and East King County. With over 19 years of banking experience, she's versed in commercial real estate and SBA lending and works diligently to help businesses meet their financing needs.

Over her extensive career, Jennifer has honed her skills in commercial relationship banking and treasury management. She is devoted to helping local businesses realize their financial goals. She is also fluent in the Chinese dialect Mien.

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Patrick Tracy

Patrick Tracy

Senior Relationship Manager, Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Renton and King County (East)

Email: patrick.tracy@becu.org

Phone: (206) 805-2577

Pat provides financing expertise for our Pacific Northwest members. With over 20 years of commercial lending experience, he focuses on commercial real estate financing.

Pat’s consultative approach means that each member receives personal, individualized service, and that our commercial real estate loans are the right fit for the right situation. Pat will be your point of contact from request through closing.

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Linnea Wexler

Linnea Wexler

Senior Relationship Manager, Seattle and King County (West)

Email: linnea.wexler@becu.org

Phone: (206) 999-9719

Linnea provides financing expertise to our Seattle clients. With over 12 years of banking experience, her areas of focus are income and commercial real estate where she excels at handling even the most complex deals.

Providing real estate industry expertise, Linnea works to help commercial members grow and flourish. She's here to help with whatever financial products or advice they may need.

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Eastern Washington

Steve Hauschild

Steve Hauschild

Director of Business Lending, Eastern Washington

Email: steve.hauschild@becu.org

Phone: (509) 321-2603

Steve manages the relationship team for BECU, including our Relationship Managers serving the needs of our commercial members in Spokane and Eastern Washington.

With over 35 years of financial services experience, Steve has extensive business lending experience. He’s worked with a wide variety of businesses and customers throughout Washington and the Northwest. His primary focus is investor and owner-occupied real estate lending. Steve and his team are committed to providing quality service to our members throughout the region.

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Jeff Verble

Jeff Verble

Senior Commercial Relationship Manager, Eastern Washington

Email: jeff.verble@becu.org

Phone: (509) 321-2604

Jeff specializes in commercial and investment real estate lending. With over 29 years of lending experience, he is committed to providing excellent service for members.

Jeff has also worked as a real estate agent, investor, and contractor, which provides him with valuable background knowledge that he uses to assist members in navigating the loan process – from request through approval – with empathy and compassion.

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Kent Schultz

Kent Schultz

Senior Business Relationship Manager/CRE Lender, Eastern Washington

Email: kent.schultz@becu.org

Phone: (509) 321-2607

Kent’s current focus is on owner-occupied and investor real estate financing. With over 30 years of financial experience, his deep understanding of the industry allows him to support members with a variety of financial needs.

Honesty and integrity have helped Kent build long-term relationships and successfully support businesses and individuals through financial growth.

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