Jamie Holtmeier Promoted to Assistant Vice President
September 28, 2020
Washington, MO – Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr. recently announced the promotion of Jamie Holtmeier to Assistant Vice President of Deposit Compliance and BSA Officer.
“Jamie plays an important role on our compliance team. Since she started with the Bank of Washington, she immersed herself in everything about banking,” stated Bank of Washington President Louis B. “Buzz” Eckelkamp, III. “She works diligently, is very thorough and continues to expand her knowledge, achieving key certifications.”
Holtmeier joined the Bank of Washington in 2014 after serving as a compliance officer in the financial securities industry, and was promoted to an officer position within the Bank of Washington in 2018. She is a St. Francis Borgia Regional High School alum, a graduate of Webster University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature, and a graduate of Missouri Bankers Association School of Bank Management. Holtmeier was recognized in 2018 as a recipient of the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Young Professional Award, and also received the Young Bankers Leadership Award through the Missouri Bankers Association in 2018. She serves as Vice Chairman for the Young Bankers Leadership Division of the Missouri Bankers Association, is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and is a designated Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM).
“Since joining Bank of Washington six years ago, I have witnessed our bank managers and employees commit countless hours to volunteering and fundraising with a unified goal: to meet the needs of our community. I am proud to be a part of an institution that truly cares about its customers,” stated Holtmeier. “I am grateful that the Bank of Washington management invests in and encourages continuing education. Every seminar, conference, or certification has empowered employees to contribute innovative solutions that positively impact our bank culture and customer service excellence.”
Holtmeier is a member of the City of Washington Historic Preservation Commission, Washington Jaycees and St. Francis Borgia Parish, and volunteers with Meals on Wheels and the Franklin County Area United Way. She and her husband, Jeff, reside in Washington with their two daughters, Penny and Violet.
The Bank of Washington is the oldest and largest community bank in Franklin County, serving the community for more than 140 years. The bank has six branch locations and is open seven days a week at its branch location inside Schnucks in Washington. The investments that the Bank of Washington makes in the local community ranks them as one of the largest commercial lenders in the St. Louis area and they have been consistently voted the No. 1 bank and mortgage lender in the Washington Missourian Readers’ Choice Awards.