Williamson Elected Chairman of CBW

Posted September 22, 2016 at 9:33 am by

Brad Williamson - Contributed photo

Brad Williamson - Contributed photo

Brad Williamson, Pres­i­dent and CEO of Islanders Bank was elect­ed Chair­man of the Board of the Com­mu­ni­ty Bankers of Wash­ing­ton (CBW) dur­ing the group’s annu­al meet­ing held Sep­tem­ber 16th in Van­cou­ver WA.

Mr. Williamson is Pres­i­dent and CEO of Islanders Bank and also serves as a Trustee and Trea­sur­er of the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­ater and is also a mem­ber and Chair of the Mem­ber­ship Com­mit­tee of the San Juan Island Rotary Club. Brad is a native of the North­west and has worked in com­mu­ni­ty bank­ing for almost 30 years, liv­ing and work­ing in Taco­ma and the Seat­tle area since 1987 before join­ing Islanders Bank in 2011.

Williamson CBW 2016 Press ReleaseIslanders Bank is the only bank head­quar­tered in San Juan Coun­ty and has three branch­es locat­ed in Fri­day Har­bor, East­sound and the Lopez Vil­lage. Islanders Bank was found­ed in 1981 and is proud to be a Com­mu­ni­ty Bank that serves the needs of San Juan Coun­ty res­i­dents, munic­i­pal orga­ni­za­tions and non-prof­it groups. Islanders helps pro­vide ser­vices and fund­ing to a wide vari­ety of com­mu­ni­ty char­i­ta­ble activ­i­ties includ­ing low-income hous­ing, edu­ca­tion, health care and many oth­er nec­es­sary com­mu­ni­ty projects.

Oth­er CBW Offi­cers and Direc­tors for 2016–2017 include:

  • Chair­man-Elect: Neil Zick, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Twin City Bank, Longview
  • Vice Chair­man: Ron Wysaske, Pres­i­dent & COO, Riverview Com­mu­ni­ty Bank, Vancouver
  • Sec­re­tary: John Mar­vin, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Ray­mond Fed­er­al Bank
  • Trea­sur­er: Denise Port­mann, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Bank of the Pacif­ic, Aberdeen
  • Past Chair­man: Eric Sprink, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Coastal Com­mu­ni­ty Bank, Everett
  • ICBA State Direc­tor: Greg Deckard, Pres­i­dent & CEO, State Bank North­west, Spokane
  • Pres­i­dent & Exec­u­tive Direc­tor: John Collins, Olympia
  • Direc­tor: Dwayne Aber­le, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Secu­ri­ty State Bank, Centralia
  • Direc­tor: Hal Rus­sell, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Com­mence­ment Bank, Tacoma
  • Direc­tor: Mike Sand, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Tim­ber­land Bank, Hoquiam
  • Direc­tor: Daniel Lee, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Uni­Bank, Bellevue
  • Direc­tor: Rick Dar­row, Pres­i­dent & CEO, Lib­er­ty Bay Bank, Poulsbo
  • Direc­tor: Andy Hunter, Pres­i­dent, Sav­iBank, Burlington

As the only trade asso­ci­a­tion in Wash­ing­ton that advo­cates exclu­sive­ly for inde­pen­dent com­mu­ni­ty banks, CBW focus­es on bank­ing issues from a com­mu­ni­ty banker’s per­spec­tive. Known as the fam­i­ly of inde­pen­dent com­mu­ni­ty banks, the Com­mu­ni­ty Bankers of Wash­ing­ton was found­ed in 1989 to serve as a dis­tinct and author­i­ta­tive voice for com­mu­ni­ty banks through­out the Ever­green State.

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    Yours in Rotary,
    Queen Bea

    Comment by Carla Wright on September 22, 2016 at 8:14 pm
  2. Con­grats Mr. Williamson!

    Comment by Rebekah Deitz on September 23, 2016 at 11:30 am

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