Washington Federal appoints Paradise Valley branch manager

Mark Rocklin (submitted photo)

Mark Rocklin (submitted photo)

Washington Federal announces Mark Rocklin has been hired as Branch Manager at its Paradise Valley branch, 13648 N. Tatum Blvd.

In his new role, Mr. Rocklin will be responsible for business development, relationship management, residential and business lending.

Mr. Rocklin brings several years of direct banking experience as well as more than 25 years of relationship development, to his new role; most recently as a senior client experience Professional at Opus Bank, according to a press release.

With relationship development, Mr. Rocklin also serves as an officer with AM Spirit Business Connections, a group of entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales professionals that gather weekly to exchange qualified business referrals.

Mr. Rocklin is also actively involved in GoPro Networking / Scottsdale Promenade Group, the release stated. Already active in the community, Mr. Rocklin is eager to work with his branch both on growth as well as its Washington Federal Focus on Arizona community relations program.

“One of the reasons I joined this team is because they believe that the relationships we have with our local communities are as important as those we share with our customers, stockholders and employees,” stated Mr. Rocklin in the release. “It is with this goal that the Washington Federal Foundation was founded at the national level – and our ‘Washington Federal Focus on Arizona’ community outreach program on the local level.”

According to Mr. Rocklin, together the Washington Federal Foundation and Washington Federal Focus on Arizona outreach programs work to fundraise for, volunteer with and facilitate direct giving to community-based nonprofits serving the needs of low and moderate-income individuals as well as support local business and civic endeavors that better the community as a whole.

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