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Sound Community Bank Partners with 100% Talent to Bridge Gender Equity Gap

SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sound Community Bank (the Bank) is proud to announce a partnership with 100% Talent, an employer-led gender equity initiative of Women’s Funding Alliance.  As a signatory of the 100% Talent initiative, the Bank joins Women’s Funding Alliance in taking a proactive approach to addressing gender equity challenges in Washington State.

Sound Community Bank President & CEO Laurie Stewart remarked, “Tapping into 100 percent of our region’s talent is absolutely necessary for our long-term success. We are committed to doing our part to close the wage gap and are excited to explore how we can tailor 100% Talent’s best practices to our business and culture.”

The Bank is dedicated to attracting the best people from 100% of the region’s talent pool and supporting them in their professional growth. We are proud to join the growing number of organizations in 100% Talent who will continue to make the region more prosperous and competitive.

Liz Vivian, President and CEO of Women’s Funding Alliance said, “Sound Community Bank sets a great example for other employers in Washington to follow. We look forward to working with each of our signatory partners to lead effective solutions for women and families in our region.”

Sound Community Bank pledges to join other signatories in tracking progress through use of online resources and tools, in-person learning events, tracking its own internal data and providing semi-annual qualitative feedback.  For more information about 100% Talent, visit 100percenttalentseattle.com.

Sound Community Bank is a Seattle-based community bank, providing personal and business banking services in King, Pierce, Snohomish, Jefferson and Clallam Counties, and on the web at www.soundcb.com .  Sound Community Bank is a subsidiary of Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. ( SFBC ).

For additional information:

Brady Robb
Vice President, Marketing Director
(206) 204-8140