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Home Federal Bank Announces Promotions in Southern Oregon

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Southern OR PromotionsMedford, OR—Mark Johnson, western Oregon region president for Home Federal Bank, is pleased to announce the creation of a new commercial banking team as well as several promotions in southern Oregon.

Jerry Herbold has been named team leader of the newly-formed southern Oregon commercial banking team and will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight for all commercial banking in southern Oregon. Herbold has more than 16 years of banking experience focused in commercial lending, branch management and business development. A graduate of Northwest Commercial Lending School, Herbold has held leadership positions with the Central Point Chamber of Commerce and Central Point Little League.  

Casey Stewart, previously a branch manager for the Grants Pass South Branch, will be joining Herbold as commercial relationship manager for the southern Oregon commercial banking team. A southern Oregon native, Stewart has more than nine years of experience in the financial industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho as well as an MBA from Southern Oregon University. 

Jennifer Miller has been named assistant commercial relationship manager for the southern Oregon commercial banking team. Miller has been a Home Federal Bank team member since 1996 and has experience in commercial banking as well as construction and development lending. She is a graduate of the Commercial Lending Institute and enjoys volunteering with the Medford School District.

Jodi MacDonald has been promoted to southern Oregon market manager. She is also the manager of both Grants Pass Branches, and in her new position, she will provide leadership and strategic direction for all branches in southern Oregon. A graduate of the Western Commercial Lending School, MacDonald is a veteran banker with more than 29 years of experience in Grants Pass. Active in the community, she is currently serving as president of the Rogue Gateway Rotary Club. 

Reid Bastian has been promoted to branch manager at the Medford North Branch. In his new role, Bastian is responsible for supervising branch operations, growing core deposits and loans, and providing exceptional client service. He joined Home Federal Bank in 2002 and has held several positions, including personal banker and commercial banking officer. A graduate of the OBA/WBA Commercial Lending School, Bastian has been involved with the community through Junior Achievement, Rotary Club of Medford and the Medford City Planning Commission.

“The creation of a new commercial team in southern Oregon positions the Bank to provide more competitive and personalized attention to local businesses, especially in the area of commercial lending,” stated Johnson. “HomeFed is strongly committed to the southern Oregon community, and these recent leadership promotions enhance our ability to meet the needs of both our personal and commercial clients.”

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