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Peoples Bank Announces Promotions at the Chelan-Douglas Commercial Banking Group

January 9, 2020

Wenatchee, WA – January 9, 2020 – Peoples Bank announced the promotion of two commercial lenders within the Bank’s Chelan-Douglas Commercial Banking Group at the Wenatchee Financial Center.

Michael Machado

Michael Machado

Michael Machado was promoted to Senior Vice President and Commercial Market Leader. He brings nearly 20 years of local commercial banking experience, most recently serving as Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer at the Peoples Bank Wenatchee Financial Center.

“Michael has a long-time lending presence in Wenatchee and has established an effective team approach, strong leadership, and dedication to serving the local community,” said Christopher Neros, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Peoples Bank. “Please join me in congratulating Michael on his well-deserved promotion.”

Everett Lamers

Everett Lamers

Everett Lamers was promoted to Commercial Banking Officer. Everett has been a member of the Chelan-Douglas Commercial Banking Group since 2015, most recently serving as a Senior Commercial Credit Analyst. He joined Peoples Bank in 2014, starting his career as a universal banker and subsequently serving as a credit analyst in the Commercial Banking Group.

Born in Ely, Minnesota, Everett was raised in East Wenatchee and is a graduate of Central Washington University.

About Peoples Bank

Peoples Bank is a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with $1.9 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, and was named a 2019 Best-In-State Bank by Forbes Magazine. Learn more about Peoples Bank at

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