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Peoples Bank Appoints Kamyar Monsef as Chief Retail Banking Officer

July 9, 2020

Kamyar Monsef - Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer

Kamyar Monsef - Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer

Bellingham, WA - July 9, 2020 - Peoples Bank, a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with over $2 billion in assets, announced the appointment of Kamyar Monsef as Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer. Kamyar has 20 years of banking experience, specifically focused on retail banking and consumer/mortgage lending.

“We are very excited to welcome Kamyar to the executive team at Peoples Bank, where he will lead our retail banking operations,” said Lisa Hefter, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative & Risk Officer. “Kamyar will be instrumental in cultivating the next generation of front-line bankers while serving the diverse retail banking needs of our customers.”

Kamyar has lived and worked in Whatcom County for 24 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and communications from Western Washington University and graduated with honors from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. He also completed the Washington Bankers Association Executive Development Program.

About Peoples Bank

Peoples Bank is a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with $2 billion in assets. Headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, the Bank was founded in 1921 and operates 23 branches located throughout Washington. Reflecting its strong financial management practices, dedicated employees, and long-standing customer relationships, Peoples Bank was awarded a superior five-star rating from BauerFinancial, a leading independent bank rating firm. Learn more about Peoples Bank at https://www.peoplesbank-wa.com/.

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Puget Sound Business Journal

Peoples Bank appointed Kamyar Monsef as Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer. Kamyar brings 20 years of banking experience focused on retail banking and consumer/mortgage lending. Read More...

Bellingham Chamber of Commerce

Peoples Bank, a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with over $2 billion in assets, announced the appointment of Kamyar Monsef as Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer. Kamyar has 20 years of banking experience, specifically focused on retail banking and consumer/mortgage lending. Read More...