Peoples Bank announced that Ryan LeCocq has joined the company as Assistant Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer with the Bellingham Commercial Banking Group. Ryan recently completed a three-year analyst program in corporate finance at J.P. Morgan in Seattle and previously worked at Peoples Bank as a Financial Services Representative and Credit Analyst while attending college. He is the fourth generation of the LeCocq family to join Peoples Bank. “Being a locally owned, family managed, independent community bank is our identity,” said Christopher Neros, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer. “In some communities we have been working with customers for three generations because our bankers are valued for their business knowledge, familiarity with the local community, and personal integrity. I am pleased that Ryan will be joining the ranks of other new employees who will continue to build our relationships with the current and next generation of customers.” Ryan is a graduate of Western Washington University and earned a Master’s Degree at The London School of Economics. About Peoples Bank Peoples Bank is a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with $1.7 billion in assets. Headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, the Bank was founded in 1921 and operates 23 branches located throughout Washington. In its most recent rating, Bauer Financial, a leading independent bank rating firm, awarded Peoples Bank its highest five-star superior rating. This rating recognizes Peoples Bank’s strong financial management practices, dedicated employees and long-standing customer relationships. Learn more about Peoples Bank at https://www.peoplesbank-wa.com/.
Banking & Financial Services
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Assistant Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer