About Us

First Fed is proudly PNW just like the customers and communities we serve.

Matt Deines First Fed CEO 2021

Matt Deines, CEO

First Fed is a local community bank in Washington which has served customers and communities since 1923. Currently First Fed has 15 locations offering services in Clallam, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, and Whatcom counties. First Fed is a subsidiary of First Northwest Bancorp (FNWB), a holding company for the bank and other investments.

In 2020, First Fed donated over $1 million to non-profit organizations through our bank and foundation. Also, our team volunteered nearly 2,500 hours with non-profit organizations.


Our Mission

We design and deliver delightful, accessible and effortless financial solutions by empowering our team members to improve the lives of those we serve.

Our Vision

To create well-being and prosperity for our employees, customers and communities.

Our Values

​Optimism: We are positive and decisive. We believe the future will be better than the past. Our attitude demonstrates persistence which leads to success.
​Respect: We include individuals from diverse backgrounds and with different perspectives. We are committed to honoring and serving others.
​Initiative: We are self-starters and find innovative solutions. We are courageous, entrepreneurial and passionate. We take action for good.
​Growth: We learn and adapt so we can continually improve. We believe in personal growth through grit and determination.

​Ownership: We are invested in our endeavors. We are accountable and take responsibility for our actions and decisions.