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At The Bank of Washington we are pleased to offer a team of highly-experienced relationship managers who can meet all of your commercial banking needs with a custom-designed relationship and personalized attention. Their combined experience includes local business acumen plus a thorough understanding of commercial credit options, deposit and cash management solutions and even SBA lending and residential mortgage.
We'd like to introduce our professional team and invite you to contact them for all your business banking needs.
President | CEO
Martin Steele, President and Chief Executive Officer, joined The Bank in June 2013. Mr. Steele spent the prior 3 years at Charter Bank in Bellevue, a subsidiary of Boston Private Bank, where he served as President & CEO. Prior to Charter Bank, Mr. Steele held senior management positions at Commerce Bank of Washington and Bank of America. Mr. Steele's civic involvement has included board of trustee positions with Seattle Opera, Boy Scouts, ACT Theatre, Junior League, Multiple Schlerosis Society, Salvation Army, Imagine Housing, and the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.
Senior Relationship Manager
Ms. Mitchell's banking career spans more than 35 years, with tremendous experience as a commercial lender and relationship banker in the greater Snohomish County area. Her strong Snohomish County connection is also evidenced by her deep commitment to serving nonprofits in the community. Ms. Mitchell is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School, Northwest Intermediate Banking School and Northwest Intermediate Commercial Lending School.
Mr. Lissak joined the bank in August of 2015 to help grow the bank’s commercial loan and deposit portfolio. He brings 17 years of banking experience, primarily in commercial banking, with a diverse background stemming from large institutions, regional banks, and financial organizations. Mr. Lissak is a graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Marketing, a Master’s of Science in Finance from Seattle University Albers School of Business, and a Juris Doctor from Seattle University. He is an active volunteer of Washington DECA and has supported the Refugee Women Alliance (REWA) and the University District Food Bank, both in Seattle.
Vice President | Manager
Mortgage Origination Department
Mr. Devery has spent his entire 29-year career in the real estate lending business. His experience in residential mortgages is unsurpassed, with a track record as a frequent top producer. Mr. Devery is a graduate of the University of Washington and is an active member of the Port Gardner Rotary Club.