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Kitsap Bank Promotes Carrie Heaton

February 15, 2024
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Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Carrie Heaton to Vice President, Risk Management & Security Officer. Heaton has been in the banking industry for over 15 years and joined Kitsap Bank in 2019 as a Branch Manager at Kitsap Bank’s Sequim Branch. She has steadily advanced her career, transitioning from Retail to Kitsap Bank’s Risk Management Department and to her current position. Heaton is a graduate of the Washington Bankers Association’s Manager Development Program, and holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Portland State University as well as a Master’s of Science in Integrative Health and Wellness from Creighton University. She has since continued her education by obtaining her Certified Community Bank Security Officer certification through ICBA and the Certified Fraud Examiner certification through ACFE.

“Carrie has made significant contributions to the organization and brings a unique skillset to our Risk Management team,” commented Cindy McKim, Senior Vice President, Risk Management. “We value her leadership, attention to detail and collaborative approach; she is well-deserving of this promotion.” 

Committed to her community, Heaton is a board member for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, the Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, and serves as Treasurer of the Sequim Food Bank.


Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 18 locations throughout Western Washington. With $1.6 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 and one of Washington’s Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The Bank is ranked the 14th largest bank based in the State of Washington and is the sixth largest women-owned business, according to 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. The Bank has a 5 Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and, Instagram and X.