Washington Federal responds to ‘bumpy’ start

November 29, 2013 • Local News

Washington Federal Bank officials continue to work on smoothing out a transition for former Bank of America customers after acquiring the branch on Fifth and Main streets, said a senior marking representative in Seattle this week.

But bigger changes may be in store. Bank officials may be considering closing the branch or merging it with a nearby location.

Kathy Cooper, senior vice president of marketing communications for Washington Federal Bank, declined to say whether Washington Federal plans to maintain its branch at the complex.

Washington Federal has another branch at 300 N. Pennsylvania Ave., just a few blocks away.

“It’s pretty obvious these two branches are pretty close together,” Cooper said.

If the bank chooses to consolidate, it would Login to read more

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2 Responses to Washington Federal responds to ‘bumpy’ start

  1. weed53 says:

    Once again you have confused Washington Federal and Washington Mutual. Those of us who lost a bundle with the Washington Mutual fiasco a few years back cringe at the name and it is apparent that you have yet to make a distinction between the two as this is the second time you have confused one with the other.

  2. jmclaughlin says:

    Washington Federal is the bank involved in this deal. Weed53… yes, there is one error here when I mistakenly identified the incorrect bank. It is indeed Washington Federal that has acquired the Bank of America at 5th and Main streets. -JAM

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