Meet Steve Bean, Chairman of the Board
Chairman Since 2004
Asset Liability & Investment, Audit & Corporate Government, Ethics, Executive, Facilities, Gifting & Community Affairs, Information Technology/Security, Loan, Nominating, Personnel, Policy & Compensation, Risk Management & Regulatory Compliance
Steve has been an attorney in private practice since 1965, and is the senior partner of Bean Gentry Wheeler & Peternell, PLLC, the largest law firm in Thurston County. His practice emphasizes the representation of the business community and the professional community. He is an active fundraiser for the community, having served as auctioneer for South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia Downtown Rotary Club, Community Mental Health Foundation, and the Boys and Girls Club of Olympia, helping raise nearly $500,000 for these organizations to date. He has served as President of the Thurston County Bar Association as well as POSSCA and the Rotary Club of Olympia, earning the Rotary Club's highest honor for Service Above Self. Steve has been selected by his peers as a "Super Lawyer" for the past 6 years. Steve and his partner were the first attorneys from Olympia to be so honored.