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 President, Business Banking Market Manager. “He is a tremendous asset to Kitsap Bank, 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 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.###