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Gwynn Sawyer Ostrom Promoted to Vice President

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Gwynn Sawyer OstromEugene, OR—Home Federal Bank President and CEO Len Williams is pleased to announce the promotion of Electronic Banking Manager Gwynn Sawyer Ostrom to vice president. Working in Eugene, Sawyer Ostrom is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight for the Bank's electronic banking operations and services. 

"Gwynn is a well-respected leader within the Bank, and her promotion to vice president is in recognition of her many contributions to the organization," said Williams. "Her expertise and knowledge of digital and electronic banking delivery systems are invaluable as our industry continues to embrace and adopt new technologies to enhance our clients' banking experience. Gwynn has excelled in every regard and we are very fortunate to have her as a member of the HomeFed team."

Sawyer Ostrom has spent the past 10 years working in the banking industry. Her background includes experience in deposit operations and electronic banking technical support. She received a bachelor of arts degree in botany from the University of California at Berkley, and a master's degree in agriculture and plant science from California State University at Fresno. Active in the community, Sawyer Ostrom supports the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure and was a top fundraiser for the Eugene race for the past two years.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Nampa, Idaho and is the parent company of Home Federal Bank, a community bank originally organized in 1920. Home Federal Bank operates a total of 28 branches throughout southwest Idaho and Oregon. The Company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "HOME." For more information, visit the Home Federal Bank website at