Kris Gjylameti

As the Director of Community Association Banking at FNBO, Kris establishes strategic partnerships with management companies and business partners.

Kris is deeply committed to leveraging the convergence of banking and technology to improve the banking experience for community associations.  In pursuit of this goal, he has built a best-in-class treasury solution for the association management industry.  Drawing upon his expertise in sales, and business development, Kris provides value to our communities and partners. He achieves this by addressing their most pressing challenges and facilitating their success and innovation.


With a career that spans more than 15 years, Kris has cultivated extensive expertise in serving common interest communities. His professional journey began as a Regional Account Executive in the Pacific Northwest, where he worked extensively to address the financial requirements of community associations. He later assumed a role as Vice President, before moving to Hawaii to oversee a broader spectrum of associations and management companies. Throughout his career, Kris has played a key role in assisting management company owners during pivotal moments, such as EXIT strategies and acquisition processes, demonstrating a consistent focus on facilitating the broader spectrum of community building, education, and strategic planning.

Kris completed the University of Washington graduate School of Banking, The Foster School of Business executive leadership training and the executive development program (EDP) from the Washington Bankers Association.


Kris values the fusion of his hobbies with the love for his family, recognizing it as a cornerstone of a fulfilling life. A devoted husband and father of two, he finds immense joy in sharing precious moments with his wife and kids. For Kris, the combination of physical activity and nature is not just a personal pursuit but an integral part of a balanced lifestyle that he strives to cultivate for his entire family.

During the warmer months, Kris passionately embraces cycling, relishing both the physical challenge and the opportunity to immerse himself in diverse landscapes. As winter blankets the surroundings in snow, skiing becomes his chosen adventure, allowing him to navigate through snow-clad mountains with a sense of exhilaration. In the rejuvenating spring, Kris can be found on the golf course, appreciating the mental strategy of the game and fostering social interactions with friends.

Beyond his personal pursuits, Kris dedicates time to civic endeavors as a proud member of Rotary International, underscoring his commitment to making a positive impact in the community. Through this multifaceted approach to life, Kris not only nurtures his own passions but also weaves a tapestry of shared experiences and fulfillment for his beloved family.

"When you combine your dreams with determination, the possibilities are endless!"