Northwest Bank adds three to Commercial Banking team

Kelsey Haylett

BOISE- Northwest Bank has added Kelsey Haylett and Enrique Rivera as vice presidents and relationship managers for its Idaho Commercial Banking Division, responsible for developing and maintaining banking relationships with agricultural and business clients throughout the Treasure Valley with a focus on Canyon County. Joining Haylett and Rivera as an Assistant Relationship Manager is Randi Ekard.

Haylett brings nearly 12 years of banking experience to the role. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwest Nazarene University and is scheduled to graduate this May with an MBA from NNU. She was recently named an Idaho Business Review Accomplished under 40 recipient for 2023. Active in the community, Haylett is a member and volunteers for the Kiwanis Club of Nampa and is a board member for CREW Idaho involved with community outreach and volunteer events, and actively participates with the Nampa Chamber of Commerce. She formerly served in the Idaho Air National Guard for 6 years as part of the 124th Fighter Wing.

Enrique Rivera

Rivera has 20 years of banking and management experience. He attended California State University Long Beach and has completed a number of banking industry specific educational programs along with completing a leadership training program offered by the UCLA School of Business. Rivera was an Idaho Business Review 2022 Excellence in Finance Honoree. He is a leading voice in the Treasure Valley community in the areas of small business, entrepreneurship, marketing, and access to capital, where he has helped numerous small businesses acquire proper financing.

Rivera is also a recognized leader in the Hispanic community, having previously served as the President & CEO of the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Board Chair for the Community Council of Idaho. He currently continues to serve in various board and committee assignments which include the Nampa Chamber of Commerce (current-Incoming Board Chair), the Idaho Hispanic Foundation (current Board Member), and the Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Meridian (current Commissioner)

Randi Ekard

.Ekard brings over 10 years of banking and insurance experience to the Assistant Relationship Management role. Prior to entering the banking industry, she was a licensed insurance producer, having completed the educational and testing required. She has a proven track record of being a highly detail-oriented, hardworking customer advocate.About Northwest BankNorthwest Bank, N.A. Member FDIC, operates 5 commercial banking loan centers in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Utah. Additional information is available at www.northwest-bank.com