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Peoples Bank Announces Senior Management Promotions at Barkley Financial Center Headquarters

January 31, 2018

Promotions reflect commitment to delivering a top-quality customer experience enabled by expertly managed business groups.
Bellingham, WA – January 31, 2018 – Today, Peoples Bank announced several new senior management promotions at the Barkley Financial Center headquarters. Specifically, the following promotions were announced: Amanda Scoby to Senior Vice President, Audit Director; Jennifer Evans-Thompson to Senior Vice President, Director of Mortgage Lending and Ali Alsos to Vice President, Director of Operations.
Amanda Scoby
In her new role as Senior Vice President and Audit Director, Amanda Scoby provides strategic leadership to Peoples Bank’s audit function, ensuring both risk and emerging risk areas are appropriately monitored and managed.
Amanda joined Peoples Bank in 2014 and is a Certified Public Accountant. She holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance, both from Texas A&M University.
Jennifer Evans-Thompson
As Senior Vice President and Director of Mortgage Lending, Jennifer Evans-Thompson now manages Peoples Bank’s mortgage production and mortgage operations, bringing all mortgage lending under a single point accountability in this newly designed role.
Jennifer joined Peoples Bank in 2015 as a Real Estate Loan Operations Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Operations Management from Washington State University.
Ali Alsos
As the newly appointed Director of Operations, Ali Alsos oversees Loan Operations, Deposit Operations, Electronic Funds Operations, Operations Administration and Strategic Project Management. Ali was previously Retail Branch Manager of the Peoples Bank Downtown Bellingham Office.
Born and raised in Bellingham, Ali is on the board of the Whatcom Humane Society. She was recently featured in an article offering tips for financial planning.
About Peoples Bank
Peoples Bank is a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with over $1.6 billion in assets. Headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, the Bank was founded in 1921 and operates 25 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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