Heritage Bank Announces New Lending Team in Pierce County

Oct 28, 2010, 19:51 ET from Heritage Bank

OLYMPIA, Wash., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heritage Bank, a subsidiary of Heritage Financial Corporation ("Company") (Nasdaq: HFWA), announced today that effective October 26, 2010 a new lending team joined Heritage Bank.  The new lending team members include:

  • Dennis Schnell, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lender Team Leader brings 47 years of industry experience in the Pacific Northwest region.
  • Sandra Ramsey, Vice President, Commercial Lender brings 31 years of banking experience in the Sumner marketplace.
  • Kellie Monette-Chapman, Vice President, Commercial Lender brings 15 years of banking experience in the Puyallup, Sumner and Kent marketplaces.

"We are pleased to have Dennis, Sandra and Kellie on the Heritage Bank team.  They come to us with extensive banking experience and visibility in markets we are serving.  We know the team will compliment the needs of our clients and prospects located in our new South Hill – Puyallup location and in our Sumner marketplace," said Greg Patjens, Executive Vice President of Community Banking for Heritage Bank.

The team is currently accepting new clients and can be reached directly to discuss commercial banking needs. Dennis Schnell at (253) 671-0844, Sandra Ramsey at (253) 671-0834 and Kellie Monette-Chapman at (253) 671-0845.

Heritage Financial Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Olympia, Washington.  The Company operates two community banks, Heritage Bank and Central Valley Bank.  With the FDIC-assisted acquisition of Cowlitz Bank, Heritage Bank now serves western Washington and the greater Portland, Oregon area through its 24 full-service banking offices and its Online Banking Website www.HeritageBankWA.com.  Central Valley Bank serves Yakima and Kittitas Counties in central Washington through its six full-service banking offices and its Online Banking Website www.CVBankWA.com.  Additional information about Heritage Financial Corporation is available on its Internet Website www.HF-WA.com.

SOURCE Heritage Bank