Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 26, 2003

John Dickson – Frontier Financial Corporation (ftbk)

JOHN J. DICKSON is Executive Vice President of Frontier Financial Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Bank. Mr. Dickson started at Frontier in 1979 during summers in college. Since 1985 he has spent two years in the credit area, ending as a Loan Officer in 1987. From 1987 to present, he has been in the finance area of the bank and he has been in his current position since 1996. Mr. Dickson's current responsibilities include profitability and expense control, interest rate risk and funding asset growth. He is a member of the Technology Committee and the Asset/Liability Committee of the bank. Prior to Frontier he was with Arthur Andersen & Co., Audit Division, Seattle office from 1982 to 1985. He has a BA in Economics (honors) and Business from the University of Puget Sound. Mr. Dickson graduated with honors from the Bank Administration Institute School in Financial Management. Profile
TWST: Would you give us an overview of Frontier Financial Corporation's


Mr. Dickson: We were founded in 1978 and we're celebrating our 25th

anniversary. We're a commercial bank