Robert Nesbitt was promoted to senior vice president, commercial lending team leader at 1st Security Bank. Nesbitt, based at the bank’s offices in Mountlake Terrace, WA, will oversee a group of commercial lending relationship managers and administer the continued growth of portfolio.

“1st Security Bank has seen rapid growth in the number of clients who have chosen to entrust the Bank with their full business banking relationship, largely due to Robert’s efforts,” Dennis O’Leary, chief lending officer at 1st Security Bank, said. “With this continued growth, it was critical that the Bank promote an individual like Robert to the position of commercial lending team leader with the talent, leadership abilities and the dedication to client service that he embodies.”

Nesbitt joined 1st Security Bank in 2017 and has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, with 15 years in commercial lending. His areas of focus include middle market and business banking,C&I lending and deposits as well as commercial real estate loans.