Commencement Bank Welcomes Ryan Saldana

Olympia Branch Manager

January 27, 2022
Ryan Saldana

Commencement Bank (OTCQX: CBWA) is pleased to announce that Ryan Saldana has joined the Bank’s retail team as the Olympia branch manager. She brings over 10 years’ experience in financial services including retail management, lending, and compliance at the national, regional, and community banking levels.

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Saldana will lead the effort to expand the Bank’s retail outreach in Thurston County, and will guide her team in providing financial solutions to existing clients, onboarding new relationships, and identifying growth opportunities for the Bank. Saldana will also focus on developing and training her staff and will engage in projects geared towards innovating and improving processes.  


“Ryan’s passion for the development of others and her honest approach to seeking financial solutions for her clients are characteristics that really stood out during the hiring process.  I look forward to supporting her efforts in training, development, and retail growth and for Ryan to share her knowledge and prior experiences to assist our initiatives for innovation and efficiency,” said Greg Hansch, SVP and Retail Banking Manager.


Saldana began her new role January 20, 2022. 



About Commencement Bank Commencement Bank, headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, was formed in 2006 to provide traditional, reliable, and sustainable banking in Pierce, South King, Thurston counties and the surrounding areas. Their team of banking experts focuses on personal attention, flexible service, and building strong relationships with customers through state-of-the-art technology as well as traditional delivery systems. As a local bank, Commencement Bank is deeply committed to the community. For more information, please visit For information related to the trading of CBWA, please visit Contact Information: John E. Manolides, President & CEO | 253-284-1802