Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Ludy Garvin to Branch Manager of the bank’s Main Branch in Port Orchard. With over 30 years in the banking industry, Garvin joined Kitsap Bank in 2020 as Senior Customer Service Specialist. She has steadily advanced her career, transitioning to Senior Financial Service Specialist and now to her most recent position as Branch Manager. Garvin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce – Major Accounting, and is a graduate of our Moody’s Consumer Lending and Building Client Connections Program.
“Ludy has made significant contributions to the organization,” stated Jennifer Ruckman, Vice President, Regional Manager. “She has a passion for coaching and a desire to play a supporting role in the career development of others. We are pleased to recognize her for her 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 22th 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 kitsapbank.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.