Alan Fulp. Courtesy photo/Liberty Bank

Alan Fulp. Courtesy photo/Liberty Bank

Liberty Bank names new president, staffing at Bellevue office

The bank is based in Poulsbo

Liberty Bank, a Poulsbo-based company, has announced its staffing of the newest office in Bellevue including folks who live all over the Eastside.

The bank has named Alan Fulp, a resident of Mercer Island, as president and chief lending officer, putting him in charge of the bank’s newly created office in Bellevue. The company changed its name from Liberty Bay Bank earlier this year.

“I am excited to be back in Bellevue, where I started my banking career in Washington, working for a dynamic new bank office that will grow with our vibrant community,” Fulp stated in a press release. “The people that we’ve added to our team represent dynamic, customer-centered individuals who are excited to serve our growing customer base.”

Fulp brings more nearly 30 years of financial services experience and passion to his role as president and chief lending officer. He joined Liberty Bank to return to his community banking roots, where he enjoys the partnership that grows between business owners and the bank, according to a press release.

Prior to joining Liberty Bank, Fulp served as managing director of private banking for the Ascent division of U.S. Bank. He previously worked as a senior relationship manager at The Commerce Bank of Washington and led Core Business Bank in Bellevue as president and chief operating officer. He also worked as a commercial banker at Charter Bank and Columbia Bank.

Fulp is a board member and past board chair for the Bellevue Downtown Association, a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Bellevue, a past board member and treasurer of the Mercer Island Schools Foundation, a volunteer for the YMCA and a past board member of Campfire Puget Sound. He earned Bachelor of Science degrees in economics and speech communication from Willamette University in Salem, Ore., and graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School.

Additional hires include Christina Beason of Bellevue, Aleecia Poulsen of Renton and Tony Vounn also of Renton.

Liberty Bank’s new Bellevue office is located at 10500 NE 8th St., Suite 850.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@bellevuereporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.bellevuereporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in Business

Stock photo
Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

Starting in October, the Ruby Room’s donated formal wear (pictured) for teens in need is going to storage— until they find a new space. Courtesy photo/ Chamonix Films and Ruby Room
Ruby Room looking for new home

The nonprofit that supports bringing high-end clothes to teens in need is moving to storage at the end of the month while it looks for a new location

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Downtown Bellevue. File photo
COVID-19 relief grants available for small Bellevue businesses

The application will be available until Sept. 17.

Alan Fulp. Courtesy photo/Liberty Bank
Liberty Bank names new president, staffing at Bellevue office

The bank is based in Poulsbo

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

REI CEO Eric Artz.
REI still leaving Kent headquarters but not for Bellevue | Update

Company confirms Kent closure; to focus on remote work

Bellevue PCC opens Aug. 12

The store includes a local artist’s mural, bakery and a pizzeria

File Photo
LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the… Continue reading

BMW X3 xDrive 30e. Courtesy photo
BMW X3 xDrive 30e | Car review

With forces like BMW pushing, it’s only a matter of time before… Continue reading

2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT. Courtesy photo
2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT | Car review

OK folks, buckle your seatbelts. This week’s tester is the 2020 Dodge… Continue reading