Leadership Team

Kirsten Garrett

Kirsten Garrett
Vice President, Human Resources


As a vice president, human resources business partner, Kirsten’s role is primarily in an advisory capacity. She consults and coaches on organizational design and effectiveness, capability and development, talent management and total rewards. A trusted advisor to the bank leadership team on matters of human capital, Kirsten works closely with the bank to identify their business needs and strategies and then locates the resources to meet those needs. Having spent nine years at Raymond James, Kirsten has supported numerous business partners at various levels and has touched most departments in some form.

Kirsten lived in Germany for many years where she graduated from the German campus of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in international relations. After moving to the States, she earned an MBA from Colorado State University. Kirsten and her husband, Jack, have one son, Jackson, and live in Palm Harbor. As a native Californian, she and Jack love to travel to wine country. They are members of several vineyards and enjoy wine tasting.