09/08/2011: "Mike Taylor Joins Islanders"
Islanders Bank has announced that Mike Taylor has been hired as a Senior Loan Officer - Vice President.
Mr. Taylor will work in the bank's Friday Harbor Branch and will serve clients throughout San Juan, Skagit and Island counties.
Mr. Taylor was formerly Vice President for Whidbey Island Bank in Friday Harbor. Mr. Taylor worked for Whidbey Island Bank in commercial lending for the past ten years.
Prior to joining Whidbey Island Bank, he worked for Starbucks as a business planner and financial analyst and at Associated Grocers as Director of Market Research.
Mr. Taylor has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Puget Sound, a Masters of Business Administration from Western Washington University and a Certificate in Commercial Real Estate from the University of Washington.
"Mike Taylor brings a wealth of experience and a tremendous reputation in banking and finance to Islanders Bank" said Brad Williamson Chief Executive Officer of Islanders Bank. "We are very excited about adding someone with Mike's skills and local knowledge to our team. His knowledge of banking, finance, and credit administration is exceptional and as the only bank headquartered in the San Juan Islands, we highly value his local experience and reputation."
"I am excited to be joining a team that provides high quality banking services and is headquartered locally", stated Mike Taylor. "I've dedicated much of my career and many of my personal efforts toward improving our community, and I'm happy that Islanders Bank shares that dedication",
Mr. Taylor has been involved in many community activities and is serving on the boards of the Whale Museum, San Juan Public Schools Foundation, and the San Juan Pilots Association, which he serves as President.
Islanders Bank is a Washington-chartered commercial bank that conducts business from three locations in San Juan County, Washington. Islanders Bank is a community bank which offers a wide variety of commercial banking services and financial products to individuals and businesses within its primary market area. Islanders Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Banner Corporation but operates independently with a local Board of Directors and local management. Islanders Bank is the only bank headquartered in San Juan County.