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Kitsap Bank announces Hogan, Wise as new directors
Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank added two board members — John Hogan and Robert Wise — at the annual shareholders meeting.
“We are excited to bring these two highly capable and qualified individuals to our Board of Directors,” said Steve Politakis, chief executive officer. “John and Robert have deep roots in our market and bring extensive industry knowledge in their fields of expertise.”
Hogan is the managing partner of Gateway Capital, LLC, which manages over 200 commercial tenants occupying more than 1.5 million square feet in Kitsap, Pierce, King, Lewis and Snohomish counties.
Over the past 15 years, Hogan has developed over 17 projects throughout the Puget Sound area with total completed value of over $350,000,000.
He developed, owns and operates Uptown Gig Harbor, a premier open air lifestyle shopping center.
Hogan is a native of Gig Harbor, a graduate of Gig Harbor High School and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College.
Hogan has served on the Gig Harbor Film Festival Advisory Board and the Gig Harbor’s Economic Development Committee.
Wise is senior vice president of business development at Opanga Networks, which specializes in high definition video to smartphones and tablets.
He has extensive experience in developing software and specializes in advanced applications for smartphones, voice recognition and network communications.
He has been a software executive for over 20 years and has held board positions on public and private companies and is an angel investor.
Wise also owns Marsh Andersen LLC, a holding company for investments in the marine industry including the Port Hadlock Marina.
He grew up in Bremerton, graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in computer science and resides on Bainbridge Island.
Hogan and Wise will join current board members: Politaksi, Cydly Langer Smith, chairwoman; Helen Langer Smith, vice chairwoman; Tony George, executive vice president and chief operating officer; Melinda Pigors, director; Wade Perrow, CEO of Wade Perrow Construction; Jeff Swan, president of Evergreen Lumber; Jim Grabicki, principal owner at Grabicki & Associates; Robert Mathwig, owner of Family Pancake House; and Director Emeritus Dave Gitch, retired president and CEO of Harrison Hospital.