Kim Bralens heads Oak Harbor bank branch

Banner Bank has hired Kim Bralens to manage their Oak Harbor branch.

In her new role as assistant vice president and retail branch manager, Bralens will be responsible for working with Banner Bank clients in the Oak Harbor area to meet their personal and business goals.

“Kim is a great addition to our team,” said Peggy Nelson, Banner Bank vice president and North Sound Division operations manager. “Her extensive experience in management, excellent leadership and customer service skills and longevity in the Oak Harbor area will greatly benefit Banner and our customers.”

Bralens has more than 10 years of managerial experience, all of which has been gained in the Oak Harbor area. Prior to joining Banner Bank, she served as branch manager for Navy Federal Credit Union in Oak Harbor.

Banner Corporation is the parent company of Banner Bank, a commercial bank that operates a total of 89 branch offices and seven loan offices in 29 counties in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

It is also the parent of Islanders Bank which operates three branch offices in Washington’s San Juan Islands.

Banner Bank is headquarterd in Walla Walla and has been serving customers for more than a century. For more information about the bank and its offices, visit

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