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.

2018-2019 Officers


Greg Oakes
President & CEO
Cashmere Valley Bank, Cashmere

Chairman - Elect

Jon Jones
Washington Business Bank, Olympia

Immediate Past Chair

Jeff Deuel 
President & COO
Heritage Bank, Olympia





ABA Government Relations Committee Representative

WBA Education Committee Chairman

WBA PROS Chairman

Joe Kiley 
President & CEO
First Financial Northwest Bank, Renton

Steve Politakis
Kitsap Bank, Port Orchard

Wayne Mannie
SVP/Retail Banking Regional Manager
Columbia Bank, Tacoma






Brent Beardall
President & CEO
Washington Federal, Seattle


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

Cheryl Bishop
Board Member
Banner Bank, Burlington


Jay Coleman
SVP/Regional Credit Officer
KeyBank, Seattle




Eric Pearson
President & CEO
Community First Bank, Kennewick


Mark Mason
Homestreet Bank, Seattle


Thomas Perrick
JP Morgan Chase, Portland




Sue Horton
Chariman, President & CEO
Wheatland Bank, Spokane

Dave Swartley
Managing Directory, Regional Government Relations Manager
U.S. Bank, Portland

Steve Hatfield
Regional Bank President
Wells Fargo, Seattle