Brad Williamson is President and C.E.O. of Islanders Bank. Prior to joining Islanders Bank in early 2011, Brad was the Director of Washington State’s Division of Banks; the primary regulator of Washington State chartered Banks, Savings Banks and Trust Companies for five years. Brad was an Examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for a number of years early in his career and then served as Senior Vice President of Phoenix Savings Bank (Lynnwood, Washington) and later was Managing Director of RSM McGladrey’s Northwest Risk Management Practice throughout the Western United States.
Sherm Losee is Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Islanders Bank. Prior to joining Islanders Bank, Sherm was Regional President for Zions Bank in Northern Utah. He has held various credit management positions with community banks in Utah and Washington for the past 40 years. Sherm spent 16 years in Yakima with a successful community bank as their credit administrator. He holds a finance degree from the University of Utah and has advanced degrees from the Pacific Coast Banking School and the National Commercial Lending Graduate School.
Marilyn got her start in banking at the age of 15, while attending Friday Harbor High School, working first for San Juan County Bank then Key Bank after their merger. She began her career at Islanders Bank in the contract collection and operations departments in the year 2000 and now works in Finance Administration as Controller. Marilyn is a long-time San Juan Island resident with deep ties to our islands community.
Shanar joined Islanders Bank in August 2000 as a teller. Since that time, opportunities arose to grow in the company and experience multiple roles from Customer Service Representative, Teller Supervisor, Operations Officer, Branch Manager, and now VP Senior Retail Officer and Branch Manager of our Friday Harbor location. Shanar reflects upon her time at Islanders Bank:
“It has been a pleasure working for Islanders Bank. There is such a great emphasis on customer service and interaction between employees and our local community that helps set us apart from other financial institutions in our area. I enjoy mentoring employees and helping them to achieve our, “know your customer, mission and values.”
When Shanar is not working, she is raising her two children and attending their many curricular activities from high school sports games to community plays. She enjoys exercising and taking advantage of the many picturesque trails and beaches of the San Juan Islands.