Tim Baer currently serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors. Tim is currently a Senior Vice President/Relationship Manager with a local commercial bank – Puget Sound Bank located in Bellevue. Mr. Baer has been in the banking business since 1987. Prior to Puget Sound Bank, Tim was a Senior Vice President at Foundation Bank. Tim started his banking career with Rainer Bank in 1987 completing the bank’s year-long comprehensive commercial lending training program. After that, he moved into Rainer’s National Banking Group. Soon thereafter with Rainer Bank being purchased by Bank of America, Tim moved into middle market lending at Bank of America and to National Bank of Alaska gaining experience and a solid knowledge base in a wide range of industries including seafood, contractors, and distribution. Before Foundation Bank, Tim was with Banner Bank as a Senior Vice President and Team Leader of its Corporate Banking Group. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of Washington. He grew up in Tacoma and lives in Issaquah and is married with four children.