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  • Kitsap Bank Announces Marketing Leadership Transition

    December 2, 2021
    Kitsap Bank announced that Shannon Childs, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, will be retiring on December 31, 2021.  Childs has served as Kitsap Bank’s Marketing Director for 18 years; overseeing the bank’s signature Community Connections corporate philanthropy program, while leading major marketing initiatives throughout her tenure.  Childs planned and implemented the bank’s Centennial celebration in 2008, spearheaded the establishment of the edg3 FUND small business competition in 2014, and led the bank’s rebranding effort in 2018.  Additionally, throughout her tenure, she has assisted in political advocacy efforts for community banking at the local, state and federal levels. Assuming the role of Vice President and Marketing Director is Janet Silcott, a 17 year veteran in bank marketing.  Silcott joined Kitsap Bank in September, 2004, and has distinguished herself as an award-winning creative talent, achieving multiple…
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  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Mary Wilson

    December 1, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary Wilson to Vice President, Compliance Officer. Wilson has been in the banking industry for over 30 years and joined Kitsap Bank in 2007 as a Consumer Loan Specialist in the bank’s Loan Center. During her fourteen years at the bank, Wilson has steadily advanced her career, transitioning to Risk Management and to her current position as Assistant Vice President, Lending Compliance and Quality Control Manager. Wilson holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix in Accounting, and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM). “Mary’s extensive experience, credit acumen and relentless attention to detail are a few of the reasons she is deserving of this promotion,” stated Cindy McKim, Senior Vice President, Risk Management. “She is a valuable team member and I have the highest confidence in her. We are pleased to recognize her efforts with this…
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  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Larry Tellinghuisen

    November 4, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Larry Tellinghuisen to Senior Vice President, Business Banking Team Leader. In his new role, Tellinghuisen will lead the bank’s business banking team, focusing on the financial needs of small businesses. Tellinghuisen joined Kitsap Bank over 15 years ago as a Vice President, Commercial Lender, and has been in the banking industry for over 20 years. Prior to banking, Tellinghuisen was in the United States Navy for 26 years. He still serves in US Navy Reserves, currently serving as Commanding Officer of Defense Contracting Management Agency West. Tellinghuisen holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in Microbiology and a Masters from Western Washington University. He is also a Board Member for the US Navy League Bremerton-Olympic Council. “Larry’s extensive experience, strong leadership and commitment to delivering a top-quality experience to clients are a few of the reasons he is…
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  • Kitsap Bank Honors Employee Of The Quarter

    November 1, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Laura Bundren, Learning and Development Specialist, has been named Employee of the Third Quarter of 2021. Bundren joined the Kitsap Bank family in 2017 as a Senior Client Service Specialist at the Port Orchard Branch, and has steadily advanced her career moving into the Learning and Development department in 2020. She was selected for Employee of the Quarter Award by her peers, who praise her for her outstanding professionalism, her exceptional teamwork and dedication, and being their biggest cheerleader; always encouraging and supporting those around her. They noted that her efforts were “critical” to the success of the Learning and Development department where she has updated and streamlined processes resulting in savings of both time and resources. “Laura is a valuable asset, and is a pillar of support to employees throughout Kitsap Bank,” stated Leslie Hays, Vice President, Learning and Development Manager.…
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  • Kitsap Bank Partners With The South Kitsap Helpline

    October 1, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to partner with the South Kitsap Helpline by hosting a “From Shred to Fed” Shred Event on Saturday, October 9th from 9am to Noon at Kitsap Bank’s Port Orchard Bethel & Lund Branch, 3324 Bethel Road SE. The public is encouraged to support the helpline by bringing outdated or sensitive documents for safe destruction and disposal, along with a monetary donation. All funds raised at this event will go to supporting the South Kitsap Helpline. “We are pleased to once again partner with the South Kitsap Helpline, and support those in need in our local community,” stated Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. “Through the shred event, we hope to not only raise vital funds, but also awareness about food insecurity right here at home.”  Participants are asked to limit documents to a maximum of 75 pounds per vehicle; and to make a cash or check donation in the amount they choose to the local…
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  • Kitsap Bank Partners With The Fish Food Bank

    October 1, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to partner with the Fish Food Bank by hosting a “From Shred to Fed” Shred Event on Saturday, October 9th from 9am to Noon at Kitsap Bank’s Gig Harbor Branch, 4714 Point Fosdick Drive. The public is encouraged to support the food bank by bringing outdated or sensitive documents for safe destruction and disposal, along with a monetary donation. All funds raised at this event will go to supporting the Fish Food Bank. “We are pleased to partner with the Fish Food Bank, and support those in need in our local community,” stated Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. “Through the shred event, we hope to not only raise vital funds, but also awareness about food insecurity right here at home.”  Participants are asked to limit documents to a maximum of 75 pounds per vehicle; and to make a cash or check donation in the amount they choose to the local food bank. Kitsap Bank will be holding a series…
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  • Kitsap Bank Partners With The Bremerton Foodline

    September 24, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to partner with the Bremerton Foodline by hosting a “From Shred to Fed” Shred Event on Saturday, October 2nd from 9am to Noon at Kitsap Bank’s East Bremerton Branch, 3425 Wheaton Way. The public is encouraged to support the food bank by bringing outdated or sensitive documents for safe destruction and disposal, along with a monetary donation. All funds raised at this event will go to supporting the Bremerton Foodline. “We are pleased to partner once again with the Bremerton Foodline, and support those in need in our local community,” stated Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. “Through the shred event, we hope to not only raise vital funds, but also awareness about food insecurity right here at home.”  Participants are asked to limit documents to a maximum of 75 pounds per vehicle; and to make a cash or check donation in the amount they choose to the local food bank. Kitsap Bank will…
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  • Kitsap Bank Partners With The Helpline House

    September 24, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to partner with the Helpline House by hosting a “From Shred to Fed” Shred Event on Saturday, October 2nd from 9am to Noon at Kitsap Bank’s Bainbridge Island Branch, 10140 High School Road NE. The public is encouraged to support the Helpline House by bringing outdated or sensitive documents for safe destruction and disposal, along with a monetary donation. All funds raised at this event will go to supporting the Helpline House. “We are pleased to partner once again with the Helpline House, and support those in need in our local community,” stated Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. “Through the shred event, we hope to not only raise vital funds, but also awareness about food insecurity right here at home.”  Participants are asked to limit documents to a maximum of 75 pounds per vehicle; and to make a cash or check donation in the amount they choose to the local food bank. Kitsap Bank…
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  • Kitsap Bank Partners With The North Kitsap Fishline

    September 17, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to partner with the North Kitsap Fishline by hosting a “From Shred to Fed” Shred Event on Saturday, September 25th from 9am to Noon at Kitsap Bank’s Poulsbo Branch, 19725 7th Avenue NE. The public is encouraged to support the food bank by bringing outdated or sensitive documents for safe destruction and disposal, along with a monetary donation. All funds raised at this event will go to supporting the North Kitsap Fishline. “We are pleased to partner once again with the North Kitsap Fishline, and support those in need in our local community,” stated Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. “Through the shred event, we hope to not only raise vital funds, but also awareness about food insecurity right here at home.”  Participants are asked to limit documents to a maximum of 75 pounds per vehicle; and to make a cash or check donation in the amount they choose to the local food bank. Kitsap…
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  • Kitsap Bank Partners With The Port Angeles Food Bank

    September 17, 2021
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to partner with the Port Angeles Food Bank by hosting a “From Shred to Fed” Shred Event on Saturday, September 25th from 9am to Noon at Kitsap Bank’s Port Angeles Branch, 716 E Front Street. The public is encouraged to support the food bank by bringing outdated or sensitive documents for safe destruction and disposal, along with a monetary donation. All funds raised at this event will go to supporting the Port Angeles Food Bank. “We are pleased to partner once again with the Port Angeles Food Bank, and support those in need in our local community,” stated Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. “Through the shred event, we hope to not only raise vital funds, but also awareness about food insecurity right here at home.”  Participants are asked to limit documents to a maximum of 75 pounds per vehicle; and to make a cash or check donation in the amount they choose to the local food bank.…
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