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December 8th, 2016

Candy Anderson Joins SaviBank on South Whidbey

Burlington, Washington, December 8, 2016 – SaviBank, headquartered in Burlington, WA, is pleased to announce that Candy Anderson has joined the company as Business Development Officer at its Loan Production Office (LPO) in Freeland, located at 5575 Harbor Ave, Suite 204.

Prior to joining SaviBank, Candy was employed at Whidbey Island Bank, a division of Heritage Bank, for 32 years. She served as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager in Clinton during the past 16 years. During that time, Candy was instrumental in the deposit growth and loan portfolio development on South Whidbey.

Candy joins Lauren Pool, Vice President and Manager of the Freeland LPO, which opened in March 2016, and is currently serving the local borrowing needs of businesses, professionals and individuals. Candy and Lauren can be reached at (360) 331-3717.

SaviBank President Andy Hunter commented, “Candy has a reputation as a respected banker and community leader on South Whidbey. It’s a real pleasure to have such a great team representing SaviBank as we look to provide local banking on South Whidbey.”

SaviBank CEO and Chairman Mike Cann added, “After having worked in banking on Whidbey Island for over 16 years, I’m aware of how important it is for people to have a local, Northwest-based community bank. We’re here to offer that local service.”

SaviBank intends to open a full-service bank branch in Freeland in the near future.

About SaviBank

SaviBank (formerly known as Business Bank) is a commercial bank chartered in the State of Washington with a community bank focus. The Bank began operations April 11, 2005. SaviBank proudly serves Skagit, Whatcom, Island and San Juan Counties with branches in Anacortes, Burlington, Bellingham, Concrete, Freeland, Friday Harbor, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, and Sedro-Woolley, and loan production offices in Olympia and Orcas Island. The Bank provides loan and deposit services to customers who are predominantly small and middlemarket businesses and individuals in and around Skagit, Island, San Juan and Whatcom counties. As a locally-owned community bank, we believe that when everyone becomes Savi about their finances, our entire community benefits. Call us or stop by one of our branches and we’ll show you how to bank Savi. For additional information about SaviBank visit

Mike Cann, Chairman of the Board
Andy Hunter, President & CEO
(888) 707-2060