Mark Wardlow - Board Member

Mark Wardlow Mark Wardlow is retired after a 36- year career in Banking culminating in being Chief Credit Officer for Umpqua Bank, a $22 billion institution headquartered in the Pacific Northwest.  Originally from California, he has lived in Bend for the past 12 years.  Mark graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Business Administration.  He formerly served on the Boards of Directors for California Bankers Association; Volunteers of America; Modesto Symphony and Pacific Coast Banking School.  He currently enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife, children and three young granddaughters who all live in Redmond, Oregon.  He has always been impressed with the very important role DCF plays in the well-being of families and children in our community and is excited to be part of an organization with a vision to grow and expand on its services to the families in our region.

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“Deschutes Children’s Foundation’s model is very unique. It’s a way to be involved with one organization, but actually help and affect 2​5 other agencies.”

Sarah Stevens, Board Member