HomeStreet, the parent company of HomeStreet Bank, has appointed Mark Patterson to the board of directors of the company and the board of directors of the bank. He has also been named to the enterprise risk management committee of HomeStreet and to the finance committee of HomeStreet Bank.

From 1997 until his retirement in 2014, Patterson served as managing director and equity analyst of NWQ Investment Management, where he oversaw NWQ’s financial services sector investments. He was also a director of FBR & Co. from 2015 until the company’s sale in 2017, serving on its audit and compensation committees. Prior to joining NWQ, Patterson was at U.S. Bancorp from 1989 to 1997, serving in a variety of roles including as vice president, investor relations.

Patterson was appointed to a board seat vacated by Timothy Chrisman, who resigned from the board of HomeStreet and HomeStreet Bank.