Ruth Buckler has joined Northwest Commercial Bank in Lakewood as a loan support specialist, according to Kurt Graff, President and CEO of the 5-year-old Lakewood-based bank.
A veteran of 38 years in the banking industry, Mrs. Buckler joins Northwest Commercial Bank after leaving Frontier Bank in Tacoma. Prior to that she was employed at First Mutual Bank,
Graff said Mrs. Buckler’s primary role will be assisting the bank’s rapidly-expanding loan department. “She will ultimately move to out Puyallup loan production office,” Graff explained.
Mrs. Buckler has lived in Tacoma for the last 25 years and is a Washington native. She is married and has two children and two grandchildren.
Northwest Commercial Bank is currently celebrating its fifth anniversary. During the last year Graff said the bank has grown dramatically and has opened a loan production office in Puyallup. Plans are to expand the office into a full-service branch of the bank, according to Graff.
The bank is located at 5726 100th St SW, Lakewood and the Loan Production Office is at 12515 Meridian E. Suite# 101, Puyallup, WA 98373.