Peoples Bank promoted Van Weerdhuizen to Fairhaven branch manager

Peoples Bank promoted Ria Van Weerdhuizen to branch manager of its Fairhaven office.

Van Weerdhuizen has served as assistant branch manager for the Fairhaven office for the last three years and has been with Peoples Bank for eight years.

“Ria is fundamental in the success of our Fairhaven Branch and we look forward to continued success in the community under her leadership,” said Mark Swanson, vice president and regional retail banking manager, in a press release.

Peoples Bank’s Fairhaven office is at 1401 12th St., inside the Fairhaven Haggen.

Peoples Bank is based in Bellingham and has more than $1.3 billion in assets. The company operates 24 branches throughout the state, including branches in downtown Bellingham, in the Barkley District, and throughout Whatcom County.

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