Press Releases

Back to Listing | Print

Dec 22, 2015

Eastchester Branch welcomes Fowlis as Branch Manager

Syl Fowlis took over as First National Bank Alaska’s Eastchester Branch Manager after the Board of Directors recently announced his promotion.

Originally from Gambia, Fowlis has worked in banking for more than a decade with roles as a Teller, Personal Banker, Business Development Officer and Branch Manager. He spent most of the last two years as Branch Manager of the Federal Branch in downtown Anchorage.

The Eastchester Branch is located in midtown Anchorage, near the bank’s Operations Center. As Branch Manager, Fowlis will be responsible for business development, lending, customer service and branch operations.

“The time I’ve spent working at First National has afforded me the opportunity to really get to know and appreciate the financial needs of my fellow Alaskans,” Fowlis said. “I’ve also learned how our bank does very important work in the development of communities throughout the state.

“I’m fortunate to help the Eastchester Branch continue to play a role in providing our customers with the utmost in convenience, service and value.”

Alaskan-owned and operated since 1922, First National proudly meets the financial needs of Alaskans with ATMs and 30 branches in 18 communities throughout the state. Visit for more information about Alaska's largest locally-owned bank and access to efficient and secure online banking services.


Contact: Marketing Department, (907) 777-3409