Up Close With Linda Reid

Current job: Commercial relationship banking officer, Columbia Bank – where I get to work with amazing people and serve amazing clients.

Proudest professional moment: When I realized that I had a career building relationships with people, and not just a job. #lovemyjob

First job: Mail clerk for Christensen Electric.

Fun fact: I love to be outside and have an adventurous side – zip lining, rappelling, biking. It’s why I live in SW Washington!

Favorite spot on a Saturday night: With the ones I love! 

Favorite movie: “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Music of choice: Pop, rock, classical, anything but country haha.

Favorite place to eat: No way I could pick just one – Downtown Vancouver, there are so many great local restaurants.

Motto/Inspirational quote: “Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you!”

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Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start ClarkCountyToday.com.