Meet Our Business Lenders

Security State Bank’s lenders work and live in the communities we serve — not in another state. They are knowledgeable about the local area and are experienced in working with business customers to customize financial solutions.

Andy Alexander
Vice President and Senior Credit Officer

360.740.8807; NMLS#1807751
Andy began working for the Bank in 1997. He is a graduate of WF West High School in Chehalis, Washington State University and Western Banking School. Andy is a member of the Board of the Housing Resource Center of Lewis County, the Board of Industrial Park at TransAlta, and the Board of Boys and Girls Club of Chehalis.

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Mark Gordon
Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer

360.740.8800; NMLS#1808102
Mark joined the lending team at Security State Bank in December 2013. He began his banking career in 1986 and brings many years of lending and overall banking experience to Security State Bank. With his extensive background in business and community banking, Mark is an exceptional resource for our customers.

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Andy Wagner
Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer

360.740.8819; NMLS#730628
Andy joined Security State Bank in March 2016. He has 21 years of banking experience, including 6 years as a Commercial Lender. Andy is a graduate of Adna High School and Northwest Intermediate Banking school, and he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Washington University. He is active in our community through his involvement in Kiwanis, Relay for Life, and youth sports.

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Amy Howlett
Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer

360.330.1409; NMLS#1461821
Amy joined Security State Bank in July 2007. As a graduate of W.F. West High School, Centralia College, and the University of Washington she continues her passion to help out our local community in numerous ways. She actively participates in a variety of activities, volunteering opportunities, and nonprofit boards in and around Lewis County with the United Way of Lewis County being her primary nonprofit focus.

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Renee Bennett
Consumer and Commercial Lender

360.740.8810; NMLS #570983
Renee joined Security State Bank in April 2016. She has 13 years of banking experience. Renee was born and raised in Lewis County. She graduated from Centralia High School and Centralia College, and attended Commercial Lending School in 2007. Renee is active in her community and currently serves as Treasurer on the Board for Wolf Haven International.

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