Submitted by Peoples Bank
Peoples Bank announced the following appointments to support customers across the Bank’s four Skagit County-area branch locations.
Allie Sanchez, Vice President, Mortgage Loan Center Manager
Allie Sanchez was appointed Vice President, Mortgage Loan Center Manager. Based at the Mount Vernon Real Estate Loan Center, Allie brings nearly two decades of experience in the mortgage industry and will serve customers in Skagit and Island counties.
“Homeownership gives you the sense that you belong to something magical,” says Allie. “The most rewarding part of my job is seeing the joy in my clients’ faces once they achieve their dreams of owning a home.”
Allie is committed to the community and has a passion for serving. She has supported El Centro de la Raza, the Latino Community Fund of Washington, and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.
Eric Fohn, Vice President, Agricultural Lending Manager
Eric Fohn was promoted to Agricultural Lending Manager in the Skagit Commercial Banking Group. He previously served as Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer. Eric is a trusted banking partner for many thriving businesses in Skagit and Whatcom counties. The appointment recognizes his experienced leadership in agricultural lending and his strategic value to customers in this industry.
“I appreciate working for a bank that supports the local community, customers, and its employees,” said Eric. “I especially enjoy working with customers to help build their business plans and create financing options that enable them to achieve their goals.”
Eric was born in Mount Vernon and raised in Bow. He is active in the community as a member of Mount Vernon Rotary and International Project Alliance, an alliance of Western Washington Rotary Clubs that support community service projects in the Copán region of Honduras. Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Gonzaga University.
Jodi Rose, Assistant Vice President, Retail Branch Manager
Jodi Rose was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Retail Branch Manager of the Mount Vernon Haggen Branch. She previously served as Lead Relationship Manager at the Peoples Bank Burlington Branch for five years and has 25 years of banking industry experience.
Born and raised in Skagit County, Jodi is passionate about supporting the community and serving local customers.
“It is truly my dream job to deliver exceptional customer service while offering recommendations and guidance based on my many years of experience in the financial services industry,” said Jodi. “Being involved in the community is also important to me, and I value the opportunity to attend and support networking events, galas, auctions, and other activities in support of local organizations here in the Skagit Valley.”