Meet Our Commercial Relationship Managers

At BECU, lending is a relationship – not just a transaction. Our Commercial Relationship Managers are experts in this market who do more than address your borrowing needs. They specialize in lending for a variety of property types including multi-family, commercial, retail, office, and mixed use. They get to know your business so they're ready with solutions for tomorrow's opportunities. Whether you have new or existing lending needs, work with an experienced Commercial Relationship Manager to find the right solution for you.

Connect with a Commercial Relationship Manager below. We'll contact you within two business days, or give us a call at 206-812-5140.

Western Washington

Debbie Taglialavore

Debbie Taglialavore

VP of Commercial and Business Lending - Primary Markets

Debbie manages the Commercial Real Estate Team for Western Washington focusing on Investor Real Estate Transactions and Construction Lending. Debbie has been with BECU since 2014 with 30 years of experience in Commercial Lending and the past 24 years in the Puget Sound region.

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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Jennifer Teramoto

Jennifer Saechao

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

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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Heather Odegaard

Heather Odegaard

Senior Business Relationship Manager, Snohomish and King County (North)

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 and King county areas. 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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Linnea Wexler

Linnea Wexler

Senior Business Relationship Manager, Seattle and King County (West)

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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Grace Peschek

Grace Peschek

Senior Business Relationship Manager, Skagit and Whatcom County

Grace specializes in commercial real estate, where she's focused her career for more than 20 years. Her deep experience in complex transactions and construction projects—combined with her dedication to details and love of helping educate clients­— enables Grace to support a wide range of needs for commercial clients.

Bellingham has been Grace's home for more than 30 years. She's proud of helping build and maintain excellent advocacy in Bellingham and greater Whatcom County. She's a graduate of the Farr Group Executive Leadership Academy and holds a BA from Western Washington University. In her free time she enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest and all things outdoors.

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Eastern Washington, North Idaho & Oregon

Steve Hauschild

Steve Hauschild

Director of Business Lending, Eastern Washington & Oregon

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 Business Relationship Manager, Eastern Washington

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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