News

Filter By

  • Kitsap Bank Welcomes Katlin Rouse

    February 28, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Katlin Rouse has joined its Marketing team as Marketing Coordinator. In her role as Marketing Coordinator, she will be managing events and working with the Bank’s community partners, among many other duties. Rouse most recently worked as an Election Communications Specialist with Escambia County Elections Office in Florida. She holds a Bachelor’s in Communications with a minor in Marketing from the University of West Florida. “We are very excited to welcome Katlin to the Kitsap Bank family,” remarked Janet Silcott, Vice President/Marketing Director, “Katlin is enthusiastic and committed to Kitsap Bank’s mission of causing good in the communities that we serve.”    Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 18 locations throughout Western Washington. With over $1.5 billion in assets, the Bank provides a full range of financial services to…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Lyndi Overlie

    February 23, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Lyndi Overlie to Assistant Vice President, Accounting Manager. Overlie joined Kitsap Bank in 2007 as a Purchasing Clerk at the bank’s Port Orchard office. She has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry; and during her 15 years at the Bank has steadily advanced her career to her most recent position as Accounting Manager where she oversee all aspects of Kitsap Bank’s accounting operations. “Lyndi’s extensive experience, strong leadership and attention to detail are a few of the reasons she is deserving of this promotion,” commented Bentley Simpson, Vice President Controller. “She is a huge asset to the Kitsap Bank team, and we are pleased to recognize her for her efforts with this promotion.”   Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 18 locations throughout Western Washington. With over $1.5 billion in assets, the Bank…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Announces MAD Donations

    February 14, 2022
    Kitsap Bank made a surprise announcement for Valentine’s Day, donating $15,000 to local non-profit organizations as part of the bank’s mission to #causegood in the communities the bank serves. For every hour that Kitsap Bank employees volunteered in 2021, the bank donated money to a non-profit of their choice. Despite the challenges that 2021 brought, employees still volunteered over 1,400 hours in their communities. Selected non-profits received notification of the surprise donations on Valentine’s Day. “Kitsap Bank has a strong tradition of community involvement,” stated Steve Politakis, CEO. “I am proud that our employees, even with the pandemic, were able to find a way to safely give back to their communities. Their dedication, commitment and capacity to contribute not only makes them a great asset to Kitsap Bank, but also to our communities in which we live and work.”     The non-profits that are benefiting from…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Dorothy Haffey-Shoecraft

    February 11, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Dorothy Haffey-Shoecraft to Vice President, Credit Officer. Haffey-Shoecraft joined Kitsap Bank in 2019, as an Assistant Vice President, Credit Officer at the bank’s Fife office. She has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry, and has spent her entire career serving clients in the Puget Sound community. In her new role as VP/Credit Officer, Dorothy will support the bank’s commercial lending team, working to deliver credit solutions to clients. “Dorothy has made significant contributions to the organization and is a dedicated member of the Kitsap Bank team,” commented Elizabeth Robertson, Senior Vice President, Credit Administrator. “She has been a huge asset to Kitsap Bank, and we are pleased to recognize her for her efforts with this promotion.”   Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 18 locations throughout Western…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Charles Robertson

    February 8, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Charles Robertson to Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Officer. In this role, Robertson oversees all aspects of Kitsap Bank’s retail branch operations.  Robertson joined Kitsap Bank in 2018, and has been in the banking industry for over 20 years. He is a 2010 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.   “Charles has made significant contributions to the organization. He is a strong leader, and well-deserving of this advancement in his career,” commented Tony George, President and Chief Operating Officer. “We’re confident that Charles will continue to play a critical role in leading Kitsap Bank into the future.”   Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 18 locations throughout Western Washington. With over $1.5 billion in assets, the Bank provides a full range of financial services to…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Welcomes Carol Kowalski

    February 4, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Carol Kowalski has joined its team as Vice President of Business, Community, & Government Relations. She brings over 20 years of experience in the philanthropic non-profit sector, most recently serving as the Planned Giving Director for the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties where she led the YMCA’s endowment and planned giving efforts. Kowalski previously served as Senior Development Director for the Washington State University Foundation. She holds a B.A. in Communications from Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, and has the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) designation from the American College of Financial Services. Kowalski is active in the community, and is currently the vice president of the Kitsap Regional Library’s Friends of the Manchester Library board, is a membership director for the Dr. Maurice S. Mathis Guild of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, a…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Welcomes Tony Miller

    February 2, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Tony Miller has joined its team as Vice President, Credit Officer. Miller is based out of Kitsap Bank’s Bellevue Loan Office, where he will primarily serve clients in King County. He is accomplished in his career with over 20 years of banking experience in the Pacific Northwest. Miller earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Salem International University, and is a graduate of the Washington Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending Institute. “Tony brings a great depth of knowledge and experience in commercial banking to this growing market,” comments Basant Singh, Executive Vice President/Commercial Banking and SBA Manager.  “He shares our commitment to building strong customer relationships by providing superior customer service. We are happy to welcome him to Kitsap Bank.”   Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 18…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Honors Employee Of The Quarter

    January 31, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Lisa Asbjornsen, Senior Loan Coordinator, has been named Employee of the Fourth Quarter of 2021. Asbjornsen joined the Kitsap Bank family in 2019, quickly becoming an integral member of the Kitsap Bank team. She was selected for this award by her co-workers, who praised her for her outstanding drive and professionalism, her kindness; making the needs of the team her number one priority, and her willingness to always go above and beyond; continually stepping up to take on additional responsibilities. “Lisa is a valuable employee; her hard work and dedication to our clients make her a valuable member of the Kitsap Bank team.” stated Toni Smith, Vice President, Loan Coordinator Manager. “She is kind, efficient, knowledgeable, and we’re very pleased to honor her with this award.” Kitsap Bank’s Employee of the Quarter award recognizes employees for significant contributions to the operating excellence of the…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank To Donate Over $400,000 To Area Non-Profits

    January 28, 2022
    Kitsap Bank announced that they will be providing over $400,000 in financial support to more than one hundred area non-profit organizations in 2022 through the Bank’s Community Connections program.  “At Kitsap Bank, we believe that growth starts right here at home,” stated Steve Politakis, Chief Executive Officer.  “We are invested in supporting our local neighbors, giving back to those who need it most.”  Kitsap Bank supports a wide range of non-profit organizations every year, including arts and culture, education and youth, environment and sustainability, homeless and hunger, economic and business development, and more. Kitsap Bank’s community giving commitment stretches back to its beginnings nearly 113 years ago, providing consistent support to area non-profits even throughout economic downturns.  Over the past five years, Kitsap Bank has invested well over $2 million back into the community through sponsorships,…
    Learn More
  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Janet Silcott

    January 12, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Janet Silcott has been promoted to the role of Vice President and Marketing Director.  Silcott is a 17 year veteran in bank marketing.  She joined Kitsap Bank in September, 2004, and has distinguished herself as an award-winning creative talent, achieving multiple awards and statewide recognition for her graphic design skills.  Silcott has also excelled in brand and advertising management, communications and media relations, and website and social media management.  She is a graduate of Eastern Washington University holding a degree in English, Technical Communications, is a graduate of Washington Bankers Association Executive Development program, and holds a certification from UCLA in Marketing with a Concentration in Social Media and Web Analytics. “Janet has distinguished herself as a leader in her field, and is a valued and trusted member of our Kitsap Bank family,” stated Tony George, President and Chief…
    Learn More
Older