Northrim Bank Announces New Branch Manager and Assistant Branch Managers
Northrim Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Brian Leonard to Branch Manager II at the Midtown Financial Center, the move of Christina Clayton to Assistant Branch Manager at the Wasilla Financial Center, and the hiring of Johnico Bashford-Blumer as Assistant Branch Manager at the Southside Financial Center.
Leonard has been with Northrim Bank since 2011, starting his banking career at the Wasilla Financial Center. He holds a State of Alaska Insurance Producer – Life License. Leonard was awarded the Northrim Bank Customer First Service Award in 2013. He is an active volunteer with the Bank’s School Business Partnership program. Clayton has been with Northrim Bank since 2016. Before joining Northrim Bank, she had over thirty years of experience in Retail Sales Management. Clayton holds an occupational associates in retail management. She volunteers with the Quilts for Valor Foundation, Junior Achievement Alaska, and United Way. Bashford-Blumer joins Northrim with eleven years of management experience and five years in the insurance industry. He holds an MBA from Colorado Technical University.
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