Gerad enjoys working and living on the Olympic Peninsula, and his customers benefit from an extensive background in the financial and hospitality industries. His past positions as a financial advisor, residential loan officer and commercial loan officer have given Gerad the experience he needs to navigate the complexities of the lending process. In addition to his 15 years as a local community lender, his six years in the hospitality industry provide a strong background in customer care. Gerad’s strengths include his strong communication and organizational skills along with extensive experience with the construction industry and complex real estate transactions. Gerad grew up in Sequim and his hobbies include kayaking, golfing and spending time with his friends and family.