Experienced business loan officer joins North Coast Credit Union
North Coast Credit Union bolstered its commercial banking capabilities by recently appointing Julia Parker as Vice President/Member Business Lending.
Parker has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry, serving clients in Skagit and Whatcom counties.
“Julia’s extensive knowledge and expertise will greatly benefit our current and future business members,” said Marilyn Brink, president and CEO of North Coast Credit Union.
Parker said her approach to banking has remained simple.
“Banking is a people business and I have deep roots in Skagit and Whatcom counties,” Parker said. “I am dedicated to the people of these communities. It’s a joy and privilege to assist my clients with their financial goals and help them successfully grow and sustain their businesses.”
Parker also has actively supported numerous nonprofit organizations in northwest Washington.
According to its annual report, North Coast Credit Union had 20,027 members on Dec. 31, an increase of 7.7% over the previous year and 45.5% since 2014. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Washington state.
North Coast Credit Union has six branches in Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Sedro-Woolley, Bellingham (2) and Ferndale. As of Dec. 31, its total assets rose 17.7% in 2021 to nearly $380 million and North Coast funded $77 million in loans.
For more information about North Coast Credit Union, call (800) 696-8830 or visit www.northcoastcu.com.