Our Values

Much has changed in the 60 years we’ve done business throughout the state, but our core values remain clear:

  • Dedicate ourselves to building strong long-term client relationships
  • Deliver superior service second to none
  • Attract committed bankers with industry and market expertise
  • Provide clients with direct access to key decision makers
  • Establish roots in the local communities we serve
  • Offer smart financial solutions that add more value

The principles that guide us reflect our steadfast commitment to each of our core constituencies:

To Our Clients

We offer quality banking and investment products to our business, professional and individual clients – developing long-term personal relationships that add value to business and personal banking. Our knowledge, attitude, resourcefulness, and proactive approach are what distinguishes us from our competitors.

To Our Associates

We attract, develop and retain the most knowledgeable and results-oriented banking professionals – each of whom is dedicated to teamwork throughout the organization. We provide a work environment that offers opportunities for personal economic growth, recognition of accomplishments and a commitment to enhance careers through training and development.

To Our Shareholders

We provide a high rate of return relative to our peer group, while operating in a safe and sound manner consistent with the highest business and professional ethics. We are dedicated to maximizing long-term shareholder value.

To Our Communities

We are responsible leaders and active partners and citizens – striving to promote better understanding and diversity in our communities, improve areas in need of economic development, and enhance the quality of life for our communities.