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James Ortmann Celebrates 15 Years with OlyFed

Congratulations to James Ortmann, AVP/Deposit & Loan Operations Manager, on 15 years of dedicated service to OlyFed!

James Ortmann in downtown Olympia WashingtonHired in April 2008, James began his OlyFed career as a Customer Service Representative at the Westside branch. In January of 2010, he was promoted to Operations Assistant II and again to Operations Assistant III in December 2010.

In August 2013, James was promoted to Assistant Operations Manager. Due to his leadership skills and his product and industry knowledge, he was made an officer of the bank and given the title of Assistant Vice President (AVP)/Operations Manager in April 2020 and in September 2021 promoted again to AVP Deposit and Loan Operations Manager.

“After 15 years at OlyFed, James remains dedicated to enhancing his professional skills and those of his team,” Josh Deck, President & CEO said.

“He embodies our neighbor-helping-neighbor business model and unwavering commitment to providing outstanding customer service. We feel incredibly lucky to have him as a valuable team member.”

James has received many internal accolades in recognition of his exceptional service and commitment to our corporate values including being named employee of the quarter by his peers in 2013.

James enjoys hiking, kayaking, and biking on area trails in his spare time. He enjoys riding his motorcycle and is looking forward to nicer weather for his rides. He likes fast cars and would one day like to race a NASCAR-type car on a track. He spoils his pups and ensures they get playtime with him each day playing frisbee, fetch or even letting them chase his drone or miniature plane around their backyard!

Photo collage of James Ortmann, OlyFed AVP/Deposit and Loan Operations Manager

Thank you James for 15 incredible years of service to OlyFed!