Board of Directors

The WBA is governed by a Board of Directors composed of member banks from across Washington State. Directors are executive level banking professionals from institutions diverse in type, size, and geographic location. The Board of Directors sets policy for the association and is responsible for the prudent stewardship of the fiscal resources of the association.

2016-2017 Officers

Chairman

Roy Whitehead 
Chairman & CEO
Washington Federal, Seattle

Chairman - Elect

Jeff Deuel 
President & COO
Heritage Bank, Olympia

Immediate Past Chair

Jim Mitchell
President & CEO
Puget Sound Bank, Bellevue  

 

 

 

 Secretary/Treasurer

 

Kerry Biddle
Senior Vice President
Bank of America, Tacoma

ABA Government Relations Committee Representative

Greg Oakes
President & CEO
Cashmere Valley Bank, Cashmere


WBA PROS Chairman

Jon Jones
CEO
Washington Business Bank, Olympia

 

 

 
 

WBA Education Committee Chairman

Jeff Deuel 
President & COO
Heritage Bank, Olympia

 


Directors


Melanie Dressel
President & CEO
Columbia Bank, Tacoma


Brian Hawley
COO of Retail Banking
Union Bank, Seattle


John (Jack) Heath
President & COO
Washington Trust, Spokane

 

 

 


Laurie Stewart 
President & CEO 
Sound Community Bank, Seattle

 
Byron L. Richards
Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank, Seattle


Joe Kiley
President & CEO
First Financial Northwest Bank, Renton
 

 

 


Eric Pearson 
President & CEO
Community First Bank, Kennewick


Steve Politakis 
CEO
Kitsap Bank, Port Orchard


Jerry Shaw
President & CEO
Anchor Bank

 

 

 


Mark Mason 
CEO
Homestreet Bank, Seattle


Randy Riffle 
SVP
KeyBank, Seattle


Thomas Perrick
SVP
JP Morgan Chase, Portland

 Questions? Email or call us at (206) 447-1700.


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