Kyle Henderson Promoted to Chief Credit Officer of First Fed Bank

GlobeNewswireJuly 2, 20243 min

First Fed Bank, subsidiary of First Northwest Bancorp, announced that Kyle Henderson has been promoted to Chief Credit Officer. Henderson joined First Fed as Deputy Chief Credit Officer in 2023.

“Kyle Henderson is a respected banking leader with an outstanding track record in credit administration. Over the past year, Kyle has ramped up on our market and gained the trust of our customers and team. We expect a smooth transition as he takes the helm of credit administration leadership with related financial and managerial responsibilities,” said Matt Deines, President and CEO of First Fed Bank and FNWB.

“As a community bank, First Fed is an essential partner for many local businesses, families, and individuals. I’m honored to continue supporting our customers while balancing risk to ensure our bank’s long-term stability and sustainable growth,” said Henderson.

Henderson brings 16 years of experience in credit administration and financial services. Prior to First Fed, he served as EVP of Credit for FirstBank in Denver, Colorado.

Prior to moving the Olympic Peninsula, Henderson was on the Board of the Mile High Youth Corps and The YESS Institute in Denver. Additionally, he has volunteered with the Denver Rotary Club, Denver Hispanic Chamber, Jefferson County and Adams County economic development associations, and Junior Achievement.

Henderson is a graduate of the University of Oregon and the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Terry Anderson, the previous Chief Credit Officer, has retired from financial services. Anderson held the executive role since joining First Fed in 2018.

“Terry has been a steadfast leader over the past six years. He will always be part of the First Fed family. We wish Terry well in his next chapter of life,” said Deines.

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