Andy Pohlman will join the First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles as regional market president and senior vice president of investment services, effective June 1. Pohlman will lead the bank’s retail banking strategy in Whatcom and Kitsap counties in Washington, as well as oversee the investment services function.
“We are very excited about Andy joining our team at First Federal. He brings a wealth of financial experience and has an outstanding reputation in our communities as a highly talented relationship banker,” Kelly Liske, executive vice president and chief banking officer of First Federal, said. “Andy’s addition to our franchise reinforces our commitment to maintaining our leadership in the communities we serve in western Washington.”
Pohlman has experience building and managing bank-wide teams in retail banking, treasury management and wealth management. Pohlman’s most recent position was senior vice president and chief retail banking officer for Peoples Bank, where he spearheaded the strategic vision for deposit gathering across retail and commercial lines of business, establishing new benchmarks for deposit growth. He also oversaw treasury, wealth management and the contact center.
As regional market president of First Federal’s east region, Pohlman will report to Liske and Dawnya Scarano, senior vice president and director of retail banking.
First Northwest Bancorp, a Washington corporation, is the bank holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles. First Federal is a Washington state-chartered savings bank primarily serving communities in western Washington with 13 banking locations.