Kitsap Bank Honors Employee of the Quarter

December 5, 2018
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Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Denee Watson has been named Employee of the Third Quarter of 2018. Watson joined the Kitsap Bank family in May 2015 as a Client Service Representative at the bank’s Bethel & Lund branch in Port Orchard. She was soon promoted to the Loan department where today she specializes in loan documentation. Watson was selected for this award by her peers, who praise her for her outstanding professionalism, willingness to work in partnership with others, and desire to share her wealth of knowledge with her team. 

“Denee’s passion for teamwork and collaboration makes her a valuable asset at Kitsap Bank,” stated Steve Politakis, Chief Executive Officer. “Our ability to serve our customers well is directly dependent upon how well we work together as a team. Denee excels in this area.”

Kitsap Bank’s Employee of the Quarter award recognizes employees for significant contributions to the operating excellence of the Bank.


Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 21 locations throughout Western Washington.  With over $1 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 is ranked the 12th 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