Kitsap Bank Announces New Port Townsend Branch Manager

December 1, 2020
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Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Jan Ralls will serve as Branch Manager of its Port Townsend branch. Ralls has been in banking for over 20 years. Joining Kitsap Bank in 2015, she spent the last five years as the Port Ludlow Branch Manager. Ralls replaces Joy Balstad, who will now be serving as Branch Manager at Kitsap Bank’s Poulsbo branch. She is a Port Townsend resident, and is active in the community, volunteering for numerous organizations in the local communities.      

“Jan has done a tremendous job managing the Port Ludlow branch for the past 5 years,” commented Tammy Armacost, Vice President and Regional Manager. “I am extremely proud of Jan’s accomplishments as a manager and am happy to have her lead our Port Townsend team.”


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 commercial and individual clients. Kitsap Bank has been named a Preferred Lender by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and a Corporate Philanthropist by the Puget Sound Business Journal. Kitsap Bank was awarded the 2019 National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion, as part of the Corporations for Communities Award Program and received the Manufacturing Award for Innovation by the Association of Washington Businesses for the edg3 FUND Small Business Competition. Kitsap Bank’s Edg3 FUND was also recognized by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines in 2015 with their Strong Communities Award.  Kitsap Bank is ranked the 15th largest bank based in the State of Washington and is the sixth largest women-owned business, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal. The Bank was named Family-Owned Business of the Year in 2015 by Seattle Business magazine and has a 5 Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter