SEATTLE, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Sound Bank (OTCBB: FSWA) today announced that Lisa Cleary has been promoted to executive vice president and chief credit officer. Since joining First Sound Bank in 2015, Cleary has served as vice president of Credit Administration and, most recently, as senior vice president and credit administrator.
"Lisa has demonstrated incredible leadership qualities in managing and improving our Credit Administration Department," said First Sound Bank President and CEO Jon Shelton. "We are extremely fortunate to have someone of her caliber now join our executive management team."
Cleary began her banking career as an assistant vice president and loan operations manager for Fortune Bank in 2007 and was promoted to vice president and Small Business Administration (SBA) assistant manager for the bank in 2010, a position that she continued to hold after the 2013 merger with HomeStreet Bank. Following her departure from HomeStreet, Cleary took an extended leave to travel the world before joining First Sound Bank.
She is a 2005 graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with a bachelor's degree in business administration management and organizations, and graduated with honors from Pacific Coast Banking School in 2013. Cleary, who participated in the Washington Bankers Association Executive Development Program from 2009-2010, was awarded a scholarship by the organization to attend Pacific Coast Banking School.
About First Sound Bank
Seattle-based First Sound Bank offers customized banking for small- to medium-sized businesses, organizations, not-for-profits and professionals in the Puget Sound region. The Bank is committed to delivering personalized service, convenient access and competitive rates to support the needs of the business community. First Sound Bank offers online banking at www.firstsoundbank.com plus an expansive array of cash management services, as well as ATM banking throughout the country and abroad.
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