Bank of the West is a financially strong, well-capitalized and prudently managed FDIC-insured bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years. Through holding company BancWest Corporation, the bank is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the six highest rated banks in the world.
Our bank’s stability and development have been sustained through a strong focus on sound, conservative banking practices and a superior level of customer service. Bank of the West employs a business model that lets the bank make service-focused decisions-about credit, products and other aspects of its operations-as quickly, consistently and as close to the customer as possible. The bank operates distinct units to provide a range of superior services-Commercial Banking, Regional Banking, National Finance and Wealth Management.
Small bank service. Big bank services.
Bank of the West was built on prudent management that protects the interests of clients and the bank, a passion for customer service, support for our communities, and a commitment to our team members.
Strength and stability are the foundation of Bank of the West. Throughout our 135-year history, we have remained financially strong and maintained a prudent approach to lending and underwriting. The bank believes in safeguarding our clients’ deposits and lending reasonable amounts on reasonable terms to customers who have the ability to repay.
Our passion for customer service is appreciated by our loyal customers and sets us apart from our banking peers. Friendly and knowledgeable team members, reliable transaction processing and simple, straightforward products and services are hallmarks of our style of award-winning relationship banking.
Bank of the West is committed to assisting communities not only by providing financial services that help businesses and individuals prosper, but also contributions in the form of volunteerism, charitable giving and sponsorships. The Bank grants millions of dollars in charitable donations each year and is a supporter of the arts, college athletics and professional sports.
Our team of more than 9,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. We have created a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers.