YAKIMA, WA – The Grand Yakima Chamber of Commerce awarded Leanne Antonio of Yakima Federal Savings and Loan CEO of the Year at their annual awards ceremony on Thursday, September 9, 2021.
Chelsea Snodgrass, CEO of the Central Washington Homebuilders Association, was also honored with the award, which was awarded in a tie vote. A member of the Greater Yakima Region Chamber for over 100 years, Yakima Federal Savings and Loan received the Member of the Year award at the same ceremony.
Antonio began her career at Yakima Federal in 1981 as a cashier, before being promoted to President and CEO in 2016. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Wharton Leadership program at the ‘University of Pennsylvania.
Leanne sits on the board of directors of the Yakima Rotary Trust, the Memorial Foundation, and the board of directors of Community Bankers of Washington and Impact Capital, a Washington-based community development financial institution.
Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is headquartered in Yakima, WA. and has been in business since 1905. With more than $ 2 billion in assets, the association is the 11th largest FDIC-insured financial institution based in Washington.