MaryDennise Balthazar Joins Liberty Bank

January 29, 2021

September 28, 2020 – First Vice President & Bank Operations Officer/Poulsbo Office

“I am excited to join such an amazingly talented team of bankers; all of whom demonstrate extraordinarily personalized service to our customers. Community banking at its absolute best is exemplified and engrained in Liberty Bank’s culture. I look forward to exceeding our clients’ expectations and being part of an exciting and successful future here at Liberty Bank.”

MaryDennise brings more than 25 years of experience in banking to her new role as First Vice President and Bank Operations Officer at Liberty Bank. She has focused much of her career on overseeing operations and regulatory compliance. After starting in community banking in southern California, MaryDennise began specializing in startup banks. She helped open Ohana Pacific Bank in Honolulu before coming to Washington to become vice president, central operations and regional retail manager at Westsound Bank in Bremerton. During Westsound’s transition to Kitsap Bank, she worked as vice president, information security officer for the FDIC. Most recently MaryDennise worked at Seattle Bank as vice president and bank operations manager, overseeing deposit operations, administration and regulatory compliance. She is passionate about mitigating risk while ensuring exceptional customer service on all levels.