Clint Stein
President, CEO
Columbia Banking System


Mr. Stein was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (“Columbia”) and Columbia Bank effective January 1, 2020. He joined Columbia in December 2005 as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. In May 2012, he was appointed as the acting Chief Financial Officer, and in August 2012, he was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Columbia and Columbia Bank. In July 2017, Mr. Stein was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, while continuing to serve as Chief Financial Officer until May 2018. Mr. Stein is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Idaho. His post-graduate education includes Graduate School of Bank Financial Management and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Stein was named a CFO of the year in 2015 by the Puget Sound Business Journal. He currently serves on the Executive Council For A Greater Tacoma and the boards for the Washington Bankers Association, and Pacific Coast Banking School. He previously served as a board member for the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Bankers Association.

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