Shana Allen Promoted To EVP Of 1st Security

Shana Allen has been promoted from Chief Information Officer to Executive VP of 1st Security Bank, according to a press release.

Allen has served as CIO since 2010, overseeing technology, security, and project management teams. 

Her expertise comes from more than twenty years in the information technology field. Allen is an expert on cybersecurity, information security, and data encryption, regularly contributing to industry publications and giving talks on the subjects.

“We are fortunate to have an industry leader and accomplished IT professional like Shana on the 1st Security Bank team,” said Joe Adams, CEO. 

“Shana has demonstrated a high level of knowledge and expertise in her time with the bank, and we are honored to have her on the executive team.”

Prior to 1st Security, Allen served as VP and IT manager for Evergreen Bank.

Allen holds certifications in IT Service Management under ITIL, the Information Technology Infrastructure Library framework. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and currently sits on the Client Advisory Board for Computer Services, Inc. as well as on the IT & Cybersecurity Program Advisory Committee for Peninsula College, and the American Bankers Association Core Platforms Committee.

1st Security Bank serves customers at twenty branches in Washington through deposit and loan services, with mortgage services at each branch.