Hagan joins Valley Bank

Melissa Hagan

Melissa Hagan

Melissa Hagan has joined Valley Bank, a subsidiary of Valley Community Bancshares, Inc., as a senior credit analyst. She will work with Carol Smith, vice president and commercial loan officer, at their Auburn branch.

Hagan will be responsible for evaluating the credit risk of new businesses and reviewing periodic risk of existing assets for the bank’s South King County Region.

Formerly with Commencement Bank and Columbia Bank, Hagan brings more than 13 years of banking experience to her new position.

Valley Bank serves the South King and Eastern Pierce County region with nine branches and assets of $200 million.


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