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National Championship Driver Jimmy Shane and Miss HomeStreet Hydroplane Coming to Downtown Seattle

September 22, 2016Seattle, Wash. – Today HomeStreet Bank (NASDAQ: HMST) announced that in celebration of Jimmy Shane and Miss HomeStreet winning the 2016 H-1 Unlimited National High Points Championship, the bank will host a rally with the boat and driver. The celebration will take place at the HomeStreet Bank downtown Seattle office on Wednesday, September 28 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

After winning the 2016 San Diego Bayfair Bill Muncey Cup, Shane pulled away with a total 8,095 points for the season to secure the championship win over J. Michael Kelly with 7,176 points.

“It’s been an exciting and eventful season, and we went into San Diego very confident about our chances,” Jimmy Shane said. “Winning the national championship was a huge success, and I’m happy to share this win with my team, HomeStreet and Seattle.”

Fans will get to pose with the bright blue hydroplane on display and greet its championship driver Jimmy Shane. HomeStreet Bank prides itself on being a contributing member of the communities in which it operates, and the bank is looking forward to sharing this win with Seattle fans. The HomeStreet Bank’s downtown office is located at 601 Union Street.

“Seattle has such a long history of hydroplane racing, so we are really excited to share this win with the community,” said HomeStreet Bank CEO and President Mark K. Mason. “We look forward to continuing to take part in this rich tradition for years to come.”

Miss HomeStreet and Jimmy Shane will hit the water again for the 2017 H1 Unlimited racing season with races in Madison, IN; Tri-Cities, WA; Seattle, WA; Detroit, MI; and San Diego, CA and potential races in Coeur d’Alene, ID and Phoenix, AZ.

About HomeStreet, Inc.

Now in its 96th year HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington and is the holding company for HomeStreet Bank, a state-chartered, FDIC-insured commercial bank. HomeStreet offers consumer, commercial and private banking services, investment and insurance products and originates residential and commercial mortgages and construction loans for borrowers located in the Western United States and Hawaii. The bank has consistently received an “outstanding” rating under the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Additional information on HomeStreet Bank can be found at www.homestreet.com.