“When The Commerce Bank launched 25 years ago, the bank set a new standard for community banking and it continues to thrive as one of the most successful community banks in the state of Washington! I am excited to have joined the Commerce team and ready to do business with my clients on the platform that Commerce provides!”
– ALAN FULP
Alan Fulp is a career-long banker, having started his banking career immediately upon college graduation from Willamette University in Salem, OR, where he majored in Economics and Speech Communication. After spending three years at The Oregon Bank, in Portland, OR, Alan returned to his home state of Alaska and spent six years at Key Bank of Alaska. Alan arrived in the Seattle area in 1989 and has spent most of the last 23 years working in Bellevue. Alan opened the original office of Columbia Bank in Bellevue; six years later joined the formation team of Charter Bank where he spent 12 years as an executive officer before joining Core Business Bank. Alan was president and chief operating officer of Core when it was sold to another in-market bank, creating the opportunity for Alan to join Commerce Bank in June of 2013. Alan is a member and past president of Bellevue Rotary, a board member and past chairman of the Bellevue Downtown Association, a past board member and treasurer of the Mercer Island Schools Foundation, and a past board member and volunteer of the year for the YMCA. Alan is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
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