Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> February 19, 2014

Loan Pipelines Building in Pacific Northwest Banks

Rulis, Jeffrey
Jeffrey Rulis, Senior Vice President and Senior Research Analyst, joined D.A. Davidson & Co.'s financial services team in June 2000 as an Associate and was promoted to Analyst in May 2004, focusing his coverage on community banks. He is commonly quoted in various national, regional and trade publications including American Banker and SNL Financial. Mr. Rulis was named among the "The Best Brokerage Analysts" as a top stock-picking Analyst based on overall return in the commercial banks industry, as determined by StarMine and Forbes magazine. Mr. Rulis received a bachelor's in business administration, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Oregon. Analyst awards: StarMine’s “Best Brokerage Analyst” in commercial banks, two times; named a Zacks All Star Analyst, 2007. Profile
TWST: What are some of the trends that you're starting to see in the Pacific and Southwest banks sector?

Mr. Rulis: I primarily cover the Pacific Northwest of those regions. In terms of