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2023 Mid-Sized Business Owner Report

Our inaugural Mid-Sized Business Owner Report captures viewpoints on the economy, financing in their businesses, labor, digitization, and more.

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Laura Shipley is a Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for the Portland market in Commercial Banking at Bank of America. In this capacity, her responsibilities include understanding each client’s unique needs to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions. Laura’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.

Bringing 30 years of experience, Laura joined Bank of America in 2018. She began her banking career at regional bank as the Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer in Portland, Oregon.  Prior to joining Bank of America she served as Vice President and Senior Professional Services Manager for community bank and Vice President and Senior Business Relationship Manager for a national bank also in Portland. Throughout her banking career, Laura has served mid-sized companies supporting their commercial banking needs.
To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities she serves, Laura volunteers with several not-for-profit organizations focused on providing support to children and families and access to justice for the underserved population, most recently with The Children's Cancer Association and the Oregon Law Foundation. In addition, she's the current board chair for Bank of America's Portland Chapter of LEAD for Women and previously served on the Albertina Kerr Centers Governing Board, Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Board, Friends of the Children Ambassador Board, Tears of Joy Children's Theatre Board, St. John Fisher School Board and past chair of the Leadership Portland Alumni Board. 

Originally from Eureka California, Laura graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from Southern Oregon University. She resides in Lake Oswego, Oregon with her daughter and husband.


    • Retail
    • General industries
    • Technology Services
    • Wholesale Trade
    • Accounting and Law Firms
    • Engineering Firms
    • Healthcare & Physician Practices
    • Not-for-profit
    • Professional Services

Meet the Team

With access to the global resources of Bank of America, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.

Linda Bustillo


Sales Support Associate

Roy Onstot

Senior Vice President

Lending Officer

Sue Stoneking

Senior Vice President

Treasury Solutions Officer

James Hunt

Assistant Vice President

Treasury Solutions Analyst

Bank of America Business Banking

As you work to take your business to the next level in an environment where business and technology sophistication are critical to having a competitive edge, you need a local banking partner who has your long-term interests at heart.

Bank of America is that local advocate. We work closely with you to understand your business goals. We then draw on our Bank wide resources, technology and experience to generate ideas and solutions that will propel your business further.

With Bank of America Business Banking by your side, you can be assured your business has the power to grow and thrive.

You can benefit from:

Local Relationship Managers who are your advocates and bring the Bank’s resources to you as a seamlessly integrated, dedicated team

Comprehensive commercial banking platform with full range of products and technology, backed by Bank of America’s strength and stability

Access to bank-wide services beyond business banking, to manage both your business and personal wealth

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There is no substitute for a one-on-one relationship with a Bank of America relationship manager who is committed to your needs. Request an appointment today.