Ballard, WA - November 26, 2018 -
Jake Dixon - Commercial Banking Officer
Peoples Bank (https://www.peoplesbank-wa.com/
) announced the appointment of Jake Dixon
to Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer for the Ballard Commercial Banking Group, located at 5600 24th Avenue NW. Jake brings over ten years of experience in the financial services industry as an investment banker and investment analyst. Prior to joining Peoples Bank, Jake served as a Vice President in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group at J.P. Morgan in New York City and as an investment analyst at Russell Investments in Tacoma, WA.
Jake grew up in Ballard and has spent most of his life around boats, docks, and shipyards. He spent the last five years serving maritime customers as a small business owner and is eager to apply his expertise to the commercial maritime lending team.
“I am proud of my family’s Norwegian heritage and deep roots in the commercial fishing industry,” said Jake. “I am eager to use my small business experience in the maritime industry, my banking background, and my familiarity with commercial fishing to help fishermen and other vessel owners address their financial issues, so they can focus on running their operations safely and profitably.”
Jake holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a BBA with Finance Concentration from Pacific Lutheran University, and a BA in Economics from Pacific Lutheran University. He is a CFA charterholder and is actively involved in the Ballard community serving on the Board of Trustees of the Norwegian Commercial Club and as a member of the Norwegian Commercial Club’s Fisheries Committee, Ballard Rotary, and the Seattle Society of Financial Analysts.
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/