1st Security Bank Has Named C. Han Kim as Senior Vice President and SBA Division Manager

1st Security Bank announces that C. Han Kim has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President and SBA Division Manager.

Han Kim

1st Security Bank announces that C. Han Kim has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President and SBA Division Manager. Han will be based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington and will be responsible for strategy, policies and procedures, execution and management of the SBA program for the Bank.

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to add an SBA Lending Division under the leadership of C. Han Kim," said Dennis O’Leary, Chief Lending Officer. "1st Security feels strongly that the SBA lending platform is the perfect addition to the business lending services we currently offer business owners and entrepreneurs across the communities we serve."

Han has 27 years experience in the commercial banking field, including international banking, credit administration, commercial real estate lending as well as executive leadership and management. He particularly enjoys assisting entrepreneurs with the SBA program. "I find it fulfilling to help business owners realize their financial objectives as well as their dreams," he says. With 20 years of SBA lending experience, Han will ensure that small business owners are served well while managing the risk profile for the Bank.

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to add a SBA Lending Division under the leadership of C. Han Kim. 1st Security feels strongly that the SBA lending platform is the perfect addition to the business lending services we currently offer business owners and entrepreneurs across the communities we serve.

Dennis O'Leary, Chief Lending Officer

Han graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, received his MBA from Seattle University and received a post-graduate certificate in bank executive management from Pacific Coast Banking School.

When not at work, Han enjoys an active lifestyle. He has called NE Seattle his home for the last 18 years and is committed to his family, community and church.

1st Security Bank was rated the #1 bank based in Washington State with over $100 million in assets by Banker's Caddy, an independent bank rating agency in St. Louis, MO; was named one of the top 200 Healthiest Banks in the US by DepositAccounts.com in 2014, 2015 and 2016; was named a finalist in its class in the Puget Sound Business Journal's 2015 and 2016 Washington's Best Workplaces contests; was named one of 34 "Bank and Thrift All Stars" by Sandler O'Neill; and is a repeat recipient of the Raymond James Community Bankers Cup Award.

1st Security Bank of Washington, member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender, provides loan and deposit services to customers at its eleven branches, and mortgage services at each branch as well as lending offices in the greater Puget Sound area and the Tri-Cities. FS Bancorp, Inc., a Washington corporation, is the holding company for the bank.

Media Contact:​
​Donna Jacobson​
​Marketing Manager
425-697-8086
​donna.jacobson@fsbwa.com
​www.fsbwa.com

Source: 1st Security Bank


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