Heritage Bank Opens Branch in East Vancouver, Washington

Jan 13, 2014, 19:08 ET from Heritage Financial Corporation

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Financial Corporation ("Company") (Nasdaq: HFWA), announced that effective today its subsidiary, Heritage Bank opened a new branch located at 16400 SE 18th Street, Vancouver, Washington. The Vancouver East Branch is Heritage Bank's thirty-sixth full-service branch location.

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"The addition of the Vancouver East Branch fits well with our overall growth strategy in Southwest Washington and complements the existing downtown Vancouver branch location and regional offices. The Vancouver market is a well-established, growing community we have been a part of since 2010 and we look forward to the added opportunities this branch will offer our customers," stated Jeff Deuel, President and Chief Operating Officer.

The Vancouver East Branch is a full service facility offering a variety of business and personal banking products including checking and savings accounts, safe deposit boxes, commercial loans, cash management, and wealth management services. All products and services are designed with our customers and their financial goals in mind.

Heritage Market Executive Brett Bryant commented, "Heritage Bank looks forward to our growing involvement in the Vancouver community and we understand the importance of giving back to the communities in which we serve.  Charmaine Lightheart, Vice President and Branch Manager, will be leading the Vancouver East team."

About Heritage Financial
Heritage Financial Corporation is an Olympia-based bank holding company with Heritage Bank, a full-service commercial bank, as its sole wholly owned banking subsidiary. Heritage Bank has a branching network of 36 banking offices in Washington and Oregon.  Heritage Bank does business under the Central Valley Bank name in the Yakima and Kittitas counties of Washington. The Company's stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "HFWA".  More information about Heritage Financial Corporation can be found on its website at www.hf-wa.com and more information about Heritage Bank can be found on its website at www.heritagebanknw.com.

SOURCE Heritage Financial Corporation