Olympia, Wash. (Metro) -- Longtime banking executive Carol Nelson has been chosen by Governor Jay Inslee to lead the Washington State Department of Revenue. Nelson was chairman of Everett-based Cascade Bank for a decade before it was acquired by Opus Bank. Nelson served as Opus Bank's president for the Washington region for a year before stepping down last April. She'll replace Brad Flaherty as head of the revenue department. Copyright © 2013 Metro Networks Inc.