Local leader and longtime Bank of the Cascades CEO Patti Moss is retiring. “It's bitter sweet; thought long and hard about…” Patti Moss has been with the Bank of the Cascades for 34 years and helped build it into the number one bank for deposits in Central Oregon. She first started in an operational role and as a teller, and has been the CEO for the past 13 years. She says now that the bank is in a strong position its a good time for her to transition into her retirement, and really wants to travel: "I’d like to walk across England. It’s a trip that I’ve planned after I retire. My husband and I have done a lot of biking trips both in the United States and in other parts of the world. And we really want to be able to do that while we still can.” And another big lure to retirement; she'd like to spend more time with her one year old grandson, Hudson. Patti Moss, 58, will step down next July, giving the bank a year to find her replacement. She made the announcement to the Cascade Bancorp Board on Monday.