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OlyFed Welcomes New Business Relationship Banker Chris Bridges

Chris BridgesOlympia Federal Savings (OlyFed) is pleased to welcome Chris Bridges, Business Relationship Banker to the bank’s downtown branch team.

Banker in hallway wearing a suitBridges, who recently moved to Olympia from Phoenix, Arizona, brings more than 20 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. Serving as a branch manager, business development and communications lead, senior branch counselor and mortgage specialist for a variety of financial institutions; Bridges has a wealth of knowledge and insight when it comes to marketing, operations, project management, staff development and client relationship and support.

Recognized many times over, Bridges has received awards and accolades for his customer service, top production performance and excellence in leadership. Bridges is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders grow their organizations through operational efficiencies, strategic financial initiatives and expansion efforts.

Josh Deck Bio Photo“Chris is a smart, caring and thoughtful professional, who understands the dynamics of today’s ever evolving economy that’s influenced by technology, innovation and pricing pressures,” Josh Deck, OlyFed President & CEO said.

“His attention to detail, commitment to excellence in service and his personal values of striving to always do the right thing make him a wonderful addition to the OlyFed family.

Jennifer Arnold, SVP Chief Banking Officer“Chris is inquisitive and responsive and has consistently demonstrated a well-rounded and well- developed approach to helping customers achieve their goals,” Jennifer Arnold, EVP / Chief Operating Officer, said.

“We’re excited to have Chris on the team and to be a valuable resource for our customers and community.”

In his free time, Bridges enjoys spending time with his family and friends and going outside to hike and bike. A big fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Lakers, Bridges also enjoys watching movies, reading books, listening to music and working out at the gym.

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