Author Laurie Stewart

Laurie Stewart, president and CEO of Sound Community Bank in Seattle, is the 2019-20 chair of the American Bankers Association.

Community Banking

In this pandemic, America’s banks have shown what they’re made of—dedicated employees working around-the-clock to help customers shore up their financial lives.


It’s our job to see that elected officials understand the important role banks play in the economy—and in the day-to-day lives of their customers.

Community Banking

ABA Chair Laurie Stewart brings unique experiences to her role as a bank CEO and advocate, and sharing them can help make a difference for the industry.