C. Han Kim joined 1st Security Bank as senior vice president and SBA Division manager. Kim will be based in Mountlake Terrace, WA and responsible for strategy, policies and procedures, execution and management of the SBA program for the bank.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to add an SBA Lending Division under the leadership of C. Han Kim,” said Dennis O’Leary, chief lending officer. “1st Security feels strongly that the SBA lending platform is the perfect addition to the business lending services we currently offer business owners and entrepreneurs across the communities we serve.”

Kim has spent 27 years in the commercial banking field, including international banking, credit administration, commercial real estate lending as well as executive leadership and management.