First Financial Northwest Bank has a location at The Landing. (Photo courtesy)

First Financial Northwest Bank wins award

It was awarded Best Branch Experience.

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:11pm
  • Business

An awards ceremony on Sept. 19 in Chicago, held in conjunction with a Bank Customer Experience Summit, handed out seven awards including one to First Financial Northwest Bank.

First Financial was awarded Best Branch Experience.

According to a release, one of judges said “This branch projects warmth and a welcoming, community orientation. It features a pleasant open layout, with well-defined spaces, thoughtfully integrated technology balanced with human interaction.”

First Financial has a location in The Landing, in downtown Renton, as well as eight other locations in the Puget Sound region.

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