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Our Team - Local Knowledge Working For You

Leah Backus - Senior Loan Officer, Downtown Olympia


Leah grew up in Ocean Shores and started her banking career in 2008 in the Grays Harbor area. In 2011, she joined OlyFed and served as a Customer Service Representative at the Lacey branch. In 2012, she entered the Loan Servicing Department where she was promoted to Loan Officer in 2015.

Leah enjoys giving back to her community through various organizations and events. 

NMLS# 1396606

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Lindsey Bamba - AVP & Branch Manager, Westside


Lindsey was born in Olympia and has lived in Thurston county ever since. Having graduated from Thurston High School and South Puget Sound Community College, she started her banking career in 2003 at OlyFed as a Customer Service Representative and now serves as a Lending Branch Manager at our West Olympia branch. 

She enjoys the Pacific Northwest and the activities it provides. From swimming to snow skiing, Lindsey and her family do it all. Besides playing in the great outdoors, Lindsey volunteers in the community and is the Secretary for the Board of Child Care Action Council and part of the planning committee for the Morningside event.

NMLS #1191629

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Rebecca Bonneville - Loan Officer, Belfair


A US Marine Corps veteran with eight years of service to our country, Rebecca also brings more than 16 years of retail management experience to OlyFed.

Rebecca began her career with OlyFed four years ago as a Customer Service Representative and was promoted to Universal Banker and most recently to Loan Officer. Rebecca attended Strayer University for Business Management and in her free time she enjoys camping, hiking and canoeing with family. In addition, Rebecca is a passionate community volunteer and lends her time as Vice-Chair for North Mason Resources, Vice President of North Mason International Lions Club and Co-Chair for the North Mason Giving Tree.

NMLS# 1733980

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Amanda Coic - Senior Loan Officer, Westside


Amanda began her banking career at OlyFed in 2008 as a Customer Service Representative at our Lacey branch. She has held various positions since then including lead teller, retirement specialist, assistant branch manager and is currently loan officer at the Westside branch.

Amanda is a graduate of The Evergreen State College, and is a board member with Kokua Services, which is a local nonprofit dedication to providing individuals with disabilities the support needed to lead full and meaningful lives.  In her spare time, Amanda enjoys playing soccer, going to concerts and spending time with friends and family. 

NMLS# 1685873

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Casey Kilborn - AVP & Branch Manager, Downtown Olympia


Casey Kilborn, Branch Manager, will be happy to find the perfect lending fit for you.

Casey grew up in Olympia and graduated from Olympia High School. He's been lending for 10 years, coaches high school basketball at Olympia and enjoys giving back to the community through events and organizations.

NMLS# 51047

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Melissa Kirkeby - Senior Loan Officer, Hawks Prairie

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Melissa grew up in Thurston County, later moving to Pullman to attend Washington State University. She started her banking career at OlyFed in 2004 as an intern when she would come home from College on the holidays. She was hired in 2006 as a Lead Customer Service Representative (CSR). Melissa has held many positions since that time: Lead CSR, Savings Counselor, IRA Administrator, Branch Operations Supervisor, Assistant Branch Manager, and Branch Manager/Loan Officer.

Melissa is a member of the Lacey South Sound Chamber of Commerce and enjoys giving back to the community through many of the organizations that OlyFed supports.

NMLS# 1564854

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Mari Madsen - Branch Manager, Belfair


Mari has been a part of the OlyFed team at the Belfair branch for more than 20 years. Mari started her career with OlyFed as a part-time customer service representative and has worked diligently to earn several promotions and is now the Belfair branch manager and loan officer. Born and raised in Southern California, Mari loves spending time at the beach with her husband and daughter. In her free time, Mari serves on the community truancy board for the North Mason School District, and she enjoys reading, gardening and traveling.

NMLS# 1680669

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Nicole Montoya - Loan Officer, Yelm


Nicole started her career in the financial industry in 2005 and when she moved from Alaska to Olympia in 2016 she joined the OlyFed banking team. For more than 20 years, Nicole lived in North Pole, Alaska and while she misses family and friends, she loves exploring the state of Washington and all the South Sound has to offer. In her free time, Nicole loves road trips crocheting blankets for family and friends, and volunteering in the community. Some of the organizations Nicole loves to support are United Way of Thurston County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington and South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity.

NMLS# 1758613

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Benjamin Paylor - AVP & Branch Manager, Hawks Prairie


Born and raised in Aberdeen, Ben started his financial services career in 2004 by helping individuals and families with retirement planning in the Seattle area. He quickly transitioned into becoming a licensed Banker and Branch Manager also while living in Seattle. Entering into the OlyFed ranks in 2015, he serves as the Branch Manager and Loan Officer at the Hawks Prairie branch.

Ben is an active Rotarian and is on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington. He enjoys helping clients meet their financial goals – email Ben today!

NMLS# 1257977

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Bich Pham-Hughes - Loan Officer, Yelm Highway


Bich was born and raised in Vietnam and moved to the United States in 2010 to pursue her graduate degree. When she met and married her husband, she decided to make Olympia her new home. Bich joined OlyFed in 2016 as Customer Service Representative (CSR) at our Downtown Olympia branch and she was quickly promoted to Lead CSR and then Universal Banker. In 2018, Bich joined the loan team as Loan Processor & Closer and shortly thereafter was promoted once again to Loan Officer.

Bich loves helping our customers achieve their goals and she enjoys giving back to the community through various nonprofit organizations and events. In her free time, Bich loves cooking, spending time with family and friends, and watching movies.

NMLS# 1794054

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Kayla Rice - Branch Manager, Tumwater


Kayla grew up in Rainier and graduated from Rainier High School. She began her banking career at OlyFed in 2014 as a Customer Service Representative at our downtown Olympia branch and moved to Lead CSR, Universal Banker, Loan Processor, Assistant Manager and now Branch Manager in Tumwater. Kayla stays active volunteering in the community and enjoys hiking, boating and trying new foods in her free time.

NMLS# 1864852

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Angela Thomas - Branch Manager, Lacey


Angela has been in the Banking Industry since 2005, where she has helped customers plan and achieve their financial goals.

Angela began her career with OlyFed in 2013 when she was hired as a Customer Service Representative and she was soon promoted to Universal Banker and then Assistant Branch Manager. In 2018, Angela was promoted once again to Manager of our Lacey Branch. Angela is an active community volunteers and is currently a Board Member with South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity. In her free time, Angela loves to play keyboard, spend time with family and attending sporting events.

NMLS# 1825544

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Jane Walker - AVP & Branch Manager, Yelm 


Jane brought 24 years of banking experience when she joined us in November of 2012 as Branch Manager and Loan Officer at Tumwater. After providing interim support in the same role at our Yelm Highway branch, Jane was selected to manage our Yelm branch which opened in the Summer of 2015.

NMLS# 633664

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Angie Williams - Branch Manager, Yelm Highway


Angie was born and raised in Olympia. Angie began her banking career with OlyFed in 2012 as a Customer Service Representative and she has worked her way up to Branch Manager. Active in giving back to the community through a number of organizations, Angie enjoys camping, being a sports mom, spending time with family and friends and cheering on the Seahawks as a season ticket holder since 2005.

NMLS# 1864849

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