Joe Bannick Joins First Sound Bank as Vice President of Sales for First Sound Business Finance

Mar 14, 2011, 09:00 ET from First Sound Bank

SEATTLE, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Bannick has joined First Sound Bank (OTC Bulletin Board: FSWA) as vice president of sales with the responsibility of leading the business development efforts of First Sound Bank and its business finance division.

Bannick, who brings to his new position a 28-year career in sales and business-to-business leasing, began his career with Finance Pacific Leasing.  He also has previously held sales-management positions with AT&T Capital, ABB Business Finance and Irwin Commercial Finance and is a 1980 graduate of the University of Washington.

Bannick's expertise in the finance industry will serve First Sound Bank well as this community-focused business bank expands its reach to small- and medium-sized companies.

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. Founded by a team of veteran, local banking executives, it is committed to delivering personalized service, convenient access and competitive rates to support the needs of the business community. The bank offers online banking at plus an expansive banking network in the western U.S., as well as ATM banking throughout the country and abroad. On March 1, 2008, First Sound Bank purchased a majority of the assets of a small-ticket, business-to-business leasing company and operates leasing as a division of the bank.

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