Kitsap Bank Promotes Larry Tellinghuisen

November 4, 2021
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Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Larry Tellinghuisen to Senior Vice President, Business Banking Team Leader. In his new role, Tellinghuisen will lead the bank’s business banking team, focusing on the financial needs of small businesses. Tellinghuisen joined Kitsap Bank over 15 years ago as a Vice President, Commercial Lender, and has been in the banking industry for over 20 years. Prior to banking, Tellinghuisen was in the United States Navy for 26 years. He still serves in US Navy Reserves, currently serving as Commanding Officer of Defense Contracting Management Agency West. Tellinghuisen holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in Microbiology and a Masters from Western Washington University. He is also a Board Member for the US Navy League Bremerton-Olympic Council.

“Larry’s extensive experience, strong leadership and commitment to delivering a top-quality experience to clients are a few of the reasons he is deserving of this promotion,” stated Steve Maxwell, Executive Vice President, and Chief Lending Officer. “I have the highest confidence in his ability in leading our Business Banking 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 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 and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter