Bellingham, WA – December 13, 2017 –
Christine Lewis - Vice President, Director of Human Resources
Today, Peoples Bank
announced the promotion of Christine Lewis to Vice President, Director of Human Resources. In this role, Christine is responsible for the management of strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training and development, budget, and labor relations across the Bank’s 25 branches in Washington.
“Christine has natural talent as an HR leader,” said Michelle Barrett, Chief Retail Banking and Marketing Officer at Peoples Bank. “She consistently uses sound judgment, easily interprets employment law, and understands the importance of delivering excellent service and guidance to our employees. We are grateful for Christine’s many contributions, and congratulate her on this promotion.”
Christine joined Peoples Bank in 2010 after graduating from Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature with a minor in German. She has held numerous roles in Peoples Bank’s Human Resources department. Her dedication and commitment to the Bank’s employees earned her this well-deserved promotion.
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.