Washington Federal, the parent company of Washington Federal (WaFd) Bank, announced the promotion of Chief Risk Officer Kelli Holz to chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1, 2023.

Holz brings 34 years of finance and risk experience in various leadership positions, including previously serving as controller and interim chief financial officer at Horizon Bank prior to its acquisition by WaFd Bank.

Holz succeeds the retiring Vincent Beatty.