Daily News: August 2, 2019

First Northwest CEO Hueth Steps Down, Deines Assumes Leadership


First Northwest Bancorp President and CEO, Larry Hueth, will be leaving the company at the end of the year to pursue other interests. Matt Deines will be taking over as CEO and president of the company’s subsidiary, First Federal Savings & Loan Association.

Regarding his decision to step down, Hueth said, “I have achieved what I set out to accomplish as CEO and president and have determined that it is a good time to prioritize other areas of my life.”

Deines will assume the position of CEO and president of the company on January 2, 2020. Hueth will remain he takes over.

“I have known Matt for several years and look forward to working closely with him to assure a smooth leadership transition,” said Hueth. “I have enjoyed my time with the company and look forward to its continued growth and success under new leadership.”