Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Kaitlan Poer to Audit & Risk Management Officer. Poer began working in the Accounting Department at Kitsap Bank in 2012; and during her nine years at the bank, she has steadily advanced her career, transitioning to Risk Management and to her current position as Audit & Risk Management Officer. Kaitlan is a graduate of Washington State University, receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She is also a graduate of the Washington Bankers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management program.
“Kaitlan’s professionalism and her passion for teamwork and collaboration make her a valuable asset,” commented Mary Taylor, Vice President & Assistant Risk Manager. “She is efficient, knowledgeable, and demonstrates remarkable leadership. She is very deserving of 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 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 fifth 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 kitsapbank.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.###