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Associate Spotlight: Annie Chow

Ever wondered what it takes to understand and work with loan documents? Luckily our next associate in the spotlight is a Fremont Bank pro. Just shy of five years at the Bank, this associate uses her time and energy to ask the questions that allow our Commercial Loan department the ability to fund the loans of our business clients. Join us as we meet Commercial Loan Docs and Funding Manager, Annie Chow!

How long have you worked at Fremont Bank and what do you do here?

I’ve been with Fremont Bank just shy of five years. I started off as the Pipeline Manager and moved over to Commercial Loan Docs and Funding Manager. A typical day for me would be to review loan documents and approve signed loans for funding. On an interesting day, I juggle urgent documentation requests and work with outside borrowers and attorneys to agree on covenants and conditions on loan documents.

What do you enjoy the most about your job?

I absolutely enjoy reviewing legal documents and recommending language to suit the niche needs of our Commercial business department. I’ve previously been a part of the Women’s Protégé Program and am currently a part of the Women’s Mentorship Program committee and  our AAPIA employee resource group. I’m very proud of each of these groups and all they contribute to Fremont Bank.

What’s your greatest strength as a business professional?

I believe my greatest strength is that I like to ask questions. It’s the best way for me to get a good handle on any situation or process I’m involved in.

In your heart of hearts: are you a dog person or cat person?

Dogs all the way! I almost always greet my dogs before either my parents or my husband.

What’s your favorite go-to snack?

I’m a sucker for french fries. Plain, salt, ketchup, ranch, curry, poutine; I’ll love my fries any which way.