Cascade Bancorp operates as a holding company for Bank of the Cascades. The company through its subsidiary provides community banking services. It offers a range of commercial and retail banking services to its customers. Its lending activities are focused on small to medium-sized businesses, municipalities and public organizations, and professional and consumer relationships. The bank provides commercial real estate loans, real estate construction and development loans, and commercial and industrial loans, as well as consumer installment, line-of-credit, credit card and home equity loans. It originates residential mortgage loans that are mainly sold on the secondary market. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Bend, OR.