Sound Financial Bancorp in Seattle has hired a former Federal Home Loan Bank executive as chief administrative officer of its bank.

In the newly created position, Christina Gehrke will oversee marketing, human resources and the management of products, vendors and facilities at Sound Community Bank. She starts at the $503 million-asset company on Oct. 1.

Gehrke, who was 50 in March, previously worked at the FHLB of Seattle for 17 years, most recently as chief accounting and administrative officer. She managed the completion of its Securities and Exchange Commission reports, the preparation of financial statements, compliance matters and facilities. Gehrke also previously worked for Seattle Bank.

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