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Jill Coates , Senior Vice President, Home Lending Credit

Jill Coates

Senior Vice President, Home Lending Credit


Jill began working for 1st Security  in 2011 as the Underwriting Manager of the Bank’s newly formed Home Lending Department and most recently has served as SVP, Home Lending Credit.  She started her career in the financial industry in 1984 as a bank teller at a small community bank  which eventually became Wells Fargo. Jill  spent 15 years in retail banking advancing from teller to Branch/Market Manager until she left retail banking to pursue a full time career in Mortgage Underwriting.  Her passion has  been working for local community-minded companies whose emphasis is on employees, customer service and the community.   

Jill grew up in Ballard and has always lived in and served the King/Snohomish County area.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, cooking, baking, painting and cheering on our local sports teams.    


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