In this role, he will be responsible for credit approval and oversight throughout the state. He will work in the Boise Commercial Banking Center at Ninth and Idaho streets.
Hikida has more than 30 years of commercial banking experience in Idaho, focused on credit approval, agricultural lending, commercial lending and community banking. He most recently worked as vice president and credit administrator for Intermountain Community Bank. Before that, he worked for U.S. Bank and its predecessors.
Hikida is a member of the Finance Committee of the Idaho Oregon Development Corporation, the agriculture and grass root committees of the Idaho Bankers Association, and the Agricultural Consulting Committee of the University of Idaho. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Boise State University and is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School.