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Celia Kuhl Promoted to Real Estate Loan Center Manager at the Peoples Bank Wenatchee Financial Center

February 26, 2019

Celia Kuhl - Real Estate Loan Center Manager

Celia Kuhl - Real Estate Loan Center Manager

Wenatchee, WA – February 26, 2019 – Peoples Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Celia Kuhl to Real Estate Loan Center Manager at the Wenatchee Financial Center. Celia has worked for Peoples Bank since 2008, holding such positions as Real Estate Loan Officer, Loan Processor and Senior Loan Underwriter. She is an expert in all matters related to the underwriting portfolio, construction, conventional, FHA, VA and USDA loans.

“Celia is a tremendous brand ambassador both in her branch and through her active involvement in the community,” said Jo Dallas, Senior Vice President, Residential Production Manager at Peoples Bank. “With her extensive real estate background and dedication to the Bank she has set herself up for much success and has graciously accepted the challenge of this opportunity. We congratulate her on this promotion.”

Born in Chelan and raised in Waterville, Washington, Celia values Peoples Bank’s care and consideration for its employees and customers. “As a family-owned bank, Peoples Bank shares the same core values of honesty, integrity and respect that I embrace in my personal life,” said Celia. “I am proud to represent Peoples Bank in the community and have the opportunity to demonstrate these values in my interactions with customers and colleagues.”
Celia holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Washington University with a minor in business administration. She holds prestigious certifications as a Direct Endorsement Underwriter with HUD/FHA and as a Veteran Affairs Staff Appraisal Reviewer with the Department of Veteran Affairs, which is the highest degree of underwriting for any underwriter. She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women and has served on the North Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as a board member and as the Scholarship Committee Chair. She enjoys doing community outreach and networking with various local organizations to create opportunities for low to moderate income community members and families.
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
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