“We are not only community-oriented, we are community minded. We take our clients’ success very seriously, and try to truly help them achieve their financial goals by spending time in their territory and places of business, really working hard to discover creative approaches they may not have even considered.”
Duane has over 37 years of commercial banking and private banking experience in the Puget Sound region, having held positions in Seattle, Everett, and Poulsbo with institutions including Rainier Bank, Cascade Bank and Frontier Bank. He’s been on the Liberty Bay Bank team since May, 2011 and has a special appreciation of community banks, as they support the vitality of local businesses while enhancing the regional economy. Duane also spent five years as controller of an aircraft engineering and manufacturing company giving him a unique perspective on the daily responsibilities of financial managers.
Duane is a member and Past-President of Poulsbo/North Kitsap Rotary, and currently on the Board of Directors for the Poulsbo Rotary Foundation. He is an active member of the Olympic College Foundation Investment Committee, and has worked closely with the Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce as a past board member.
Duane and his wife Patti reside in Poulsbo and are active community participants volunteering time and talents for a variety of causes and community projects. His favorite activities include backpacking, boating, and freshwater and saltwater fishing. The Edwards’ have five grown children and five grandchildren living throughout the state of Washington.