Gary Strand

President, Washington Division- Northwest Bank

Local Board Member, Seattle

Gary is inspired by youth athletes who want to use sports as a way to release competitive spirits, grow into their potential, and learn the lessons of teamwork.   Gary, a former collegiate runner, has coaching experience with youth football, AAU and Select-level girls basketball, and has mentored high-potential H.S. distance runners in offseason training built around a coaching platform he developed called Mindset x Muscle Memory (M2TM
Gary is a member of the executive team for Northwest Bank, a boutique commercial bank that serves lower middle-market companies, real estate developers, and family offices for their business credit needs in the Pacific Northwest states.
Gary, who is a University of Washington alumni (BA Finance ‘89, Exec MBA ‘00) and avid Husky fan, lives in Sammamish WA with his wife Susan.  In his spare time Gary tries to keep up with the lives of his college-age daughters Emma and Abby, running (kind of), road biking, and spending quality time with family.

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