Income Property Lunch : Thursday, May 2, 2019- Joint WMBA/RMA Luncheon


Credit Lessons Learned from 2009-2019 Plus Predictions for the Next Decade

May 2, 2019

Maggiano’s Little Italy
10455 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004″
Event Rooms: DiCarlo and Wyatt


We are looking for sponsors, if interested, please call Steve Cory: 206-707-1779 

For questions about the event, contact Courtney Hashimoto:



Mark E. Ahlstedt, SVP/Deputy Chief Credit Officer, HomeStreet Bank
Mr. Ahlstedt joined HomeStreet Bank in 2008. He is responsible for approval of income
property, residential construction and designated C&I loan facilities up to $20M, including
multi-family, industrial, office, retail, senior housing and all residential properties. Also
responsible for leading the Credit Administration team through M&A activities, including 5
closed acquisitions to date. Mark continues to supervise the Special Assets Group (SAG)
including workouts, litigation, and foreclosure, through REO management and disposition.
Helped lead the company through recovery from regulatory orders and eventual
Mr. Ahlstedt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Administration (Finance and Psychology, University of
Washington and a graduate from the Pacific Coast Banking School. Mark is active in various
charities such as Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Eastside, Cherry St. Food Bank, and United
Way. Member of two Alumni Boards for Washington Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Lisa Cleary, EVP, Chief Credit Officer, First Sound Bank
Ms. Cleary began her banking career as a teller for Bank of America in 2000. She continued her
career in banking, and was hired as an assistant vice president and loan operations manager for
Fortune Bank in 2007. She was promoted to vice president and Small Business Administration
(SBA) assistant manager for the bank in 2010, a position that she continued to hold after the
2013 merger with HomeStreet Bank. Following her departure from HomeStreet, Cleary took
an extended leave to travel the world before joining First Sound Bank.
She is a 2005 graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with a bachelor’s degree in
business administration management and organizations, and graduated with honors from
Pacific Coast Banking School in 2013. Cleary, who participated in the Washington Bankers
Association Executive Development Program from 2009-2010, was awarded a scholarship by
the organization to attend Pacific Coast Banking School.

Bob Granfelt, EVP Chief Credit Officer of Commercial Real Estate Banking, Opus Bank
Mr. Granfelt, 35-year banking veteran, joined Opus Bank as Senior Regional Credit
Administrator for the Pacific Northwest and was promoted to his current role as EVP Chief
Credit Officer of Commercial Real Estate in 2016. In his current role, Mr. Granfelt manages the
day-to-day administration, portfolio management and loan approval for the Bank’s $4.0b
commercial real estate loan portfolio which includes income property term lending,
construction and bridge lending. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Granfelt served as Vice President,
Credit Administrator for HomeStreet Bank. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Granfelt served in
increasing levels or responsibility with Washington Mutual, rising to the position of Senior Vice
President, National Credit Manager – Commercial Real Estate. Earlier in his career, Mr. Granfelt
served in business development and credit roles with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
and Barclays Bank PLC.

Richard Mayeda is a 35 year plus banking veteran, working almost entirely in credit. He has worked throughout the Northwest, in Seattle, Boise and in Oregon. His work experience includes years as a commercial credit analysis manager, line commercial lender, team lead, senior regional credit approval officer and credit administration. Currently Richard is the First Vice President, Senior Credit Officer for First Financial Northwest Bank in Renton Wa. Richard is an Honor Roll Graduate from the Pacific Coast Banking School. He has an MBA in Finance from the University of Puget Sound and a business degree from the University of Washington

Brad Goode, Senior VP, Director of Marketing, Communications and Community Relations,
Washington Federal
A veteran, awarding newsman and TV host with 30 plus years of experience, Brad just recently
joined Washington Federal as Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing, Communications
and Community Relations. He brings his expertise in media to further promote the “WAFD”
brand both internally as well as throughout our eight state footprint. Although Brad has left the
full time news anchor desk he still delivers his longtime franchise report “Goode 4 Business” on
the KOMO 4 Morning News in Seattle as well as on KOMO News Radio. The segment highlights
Northwest business and is now sponsored by Washington Federal. Brad also hosts our internal
news report “What’s up at WAFD” every week that goes out to all employees.
Before joining Washington Federal, Brad also anchored and reported the news in Seattle for 16
years with both KOMO TV (ABC) and KING TV (NBC). His national broadcast career includes
anchoring and reporting financial news with CNBC in both New York and Los Angeles. Goode
also hosted the pop culture/entertainment magazine show EXTRA in Los Angeles and anchored
a fast paced nightly sports show on FOX SPORTS.
His early broadcast career also took him to anchor and reporting positions at TV stations in Los
Angeles, CA, Salt Lake City, Utah, Minneapolis, MN, and Lansing, MI.
In the past 12 years Goode has developed a passion for fundraising and is a highly sought after
charity benefit auctioneer and consultant. He has raised tens of millions of dollars for great
organizations around the West Coast. Goode also produces video content and is called upon
often as a speaker and event host through his company Goode News Media.


Thurday, May 2, 2019
11:30-1:30 pm (Lunch) (Networking until 12 Noon)

Maggiano’s Little Italy
10455 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
Event Rooms: DiCarlo and Wyatt


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