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  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Ken Hall

    March 21, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Hall to Assistant Vice President, Business Banking Relationship Manager. In his new role, Hall will work primarily with small business clients to fulfill their lending needs. With over 25 years of banking experience in the Pacific Northwest, Hall joined Kitsap Bank in January 2020 as the Branch Manager of the bank’s Main Branch in Port Orchard. He successfully managed the branch during the COVID-19 pandemic and was instrumental in assisting local businesses secure necessary funds through the Paycheck Protection Program. Hall holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Washington, and is currently serving as Board Member and Vice President for the Central Kitsap Food Bank.  “A self-starter with a record of success in building an engaging client experience, Ken easily builds trust and rapport with clients and internal partners alike,” stated Larry Tellinghuisen, Senior Vice…
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  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Jonathan Caum To Officer

    March 7, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Jonathan Caum to Network Administrator Officer. Caum joined Kitsap Bank in 2017 as a Network Administrator, and has 15 years of experience in the I.T. industry. He has an Enterprise Desktop Certification with Microsoft; and is currently working towards obtaining a Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification. Jonathan is committed to his community, playing the piano and singing for his local church. “Jonathan has made significant contributions to the organization and is a dedicated member of the Kitsap Bank team,” commented James Anderson, Vice President, Information Technology Manager. “He has been a huge asset to Kitsap Bank’s I.T. Team and we are pleased to recognize him for his 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…
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  • Kitsap Bank Promotes Jessica Lutz

    March 3, 2022
    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Jessica Lutz to Branch Manager of its Port Hadlock Branch. Lutz joined Kitsap Bank in 2015 as a Customer Service Specialist at the Silverdale Branch; and during her seven years at the Bank has steadily advanced her career to her most recent position as Branch Manager. For her excellent customer service and outstanding professionalism, Lutz was selected as Kitsap Bank’s Employee of the Quarter in 2021. Active in her community, Jessica volunteers for numerous local non-profits, including Kitsap Humane Society, Port Orchard Bay Street Association, South Kitsap Helpline, and The Salvation Army. “Jessica has made significant contributions to the organization. She has been growing her career at Kitsap Bank and has formed excellent relationships with her business partners, peers and clients,” commented Charles Robertson, Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Officer. “I am extremely proud of Jessica’s…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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