1st SouthWest Bank is a strong and growing community bank dedicated to serving the people and businesses of Southwestern Colorado. For over 20 years, the bank has actively supported and sought opportunities to improve the quality of life in its communities. In addition to providing professional and personalized service to customers, 1st SouthWest strives for 100% involvement from its employees in community organizations, programs and non-profits.
We're the bank for people who care what their money does in the world. When you deposit your money at Amalgamated, it supports sustainable organizations, progressive causes, and social justice. We are committed to environmental and social responsibility. We're net-zero and powered by 100% renewable energy, and we have a long, proud history of providing affordable access to the banking system, supporting immigrants and affordable housing, and being a champion of workers' rights.
For 110 years, The Bank of Anguilla has served Mississippi's rural Sharkey and Issaquena counties. The economies of the two counties are primarily agricultural, benefiting from rich farming soil along the Mississippi River. As the only bank operating in Sharkey and Issaquena, The Bank of Anguilla plays a vital role in providing financial services to these rural, low-income communities. Bank employees and the Board proudly serve in various civic organizations and leadership roles.
Bank of Brookhaven was established January 31, 2000. Bank of Brookhaven offers services, including Online Banking, tailored to meet the needs of a growing town and county. We're the new bank with an old fashion commitment.
The bank was founded in 1907, the year Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory united as the State of Oklahoma, by a group of prominent members of the Cherokee tribe. As the only bank in the town of Hulbert, Oklahoma and with branches in Tahlequah and Park Hill, Oklahoma, Bank of Cherokee County sees its responsibilities extending beyond what are usually thought of as “normal” banking functions.Bank of Cherokee County, as the largest commercial entity in town, takes the lead in community affairs. The Bank of Cherokee County daily lives its motto: LARGE ENOUGH TO SERVE YOU, SMALL ENOUGH TO CARE.
Bank of Commerce is more than a bank -- it's a home. A friend. A consultant. The place you can go for answers and assistance. Their knowledgeable staff is ready to serve, giving you the customer care you deserve with the experience you need. Bank of Commerce started as a tiny bank run out of a local doctor’s office in Greewood, Miss. As the community grew and the bank prospered, Bank of Commerce held on to its sound banking policies and neighborly traditions. Today, Bank of Commerce remains stable and strong while maintaining its personal touch and convenient, efficient service. And, after more than 100 years of steady service, they are still opening new financial doors and offering options that make banking as convenient as possible.
Commitment, Leadership, and Vision have been the watchwords at the Bank of Franklin since it opened its doors in October, 1912. Commitment to providing safe and sound financial products and services to our customers and communities in a manner that exceeds their expectations. Leadership in the form of a cohesive management team focusing on efficiency, customer service, and the implementation of our Vision to expand our presence through internal growth and strategic branching while remaining an independent community bank. Commitment, Leadership, and Vision remain our focus and permeate our work, our planning, and our business advancement strategies today.
The Bank of Kilmichael understands the only way to truly serve customers' banking needs is to know and understand them and their business interests. With directors, management and staff all proud members of the community they serve, customers are provided with quick and creative solutions for their banking needs and are always treated on a personal basis.
From the farmer to the after school worker, Bank of Lake Village is determined to make a difference with support and services that exceed expectations. Bank of Lake Village is a proud leader in the Arkansas Delta’s agricultural community, offering not only credit, but also expert counseling and direction. This is a time of change for the farmers of Southeast Arkansas as technology evolves and farming industries expand. But with Bank of Lake Village’s qualified staff and continual training, the community is ready for the advancements of tomorrow.
Since 1978, we’ve served our community as a bank and as so much more. We’ve supported local businesses, watched families grow and welcomed new residents to the community we love. Through it all, we’ve guided our friends and neighbors through business and personal banking decisions. Our team stands by our reputation for service and respect in our community. We’re a bank characterized by familiar faces and friendly folks ready to answer any of your questions, take care of your statements, open an account or simply find the right banking solutions for you.
The Bank of Vernon was chartered in Vernon, Alabama on November 11, 1911. Today, with nearly $150 million in assets, Bank of Vernon is continuing to grow and serve its community with modern facilities and technology.
Bank of Winona was founded in 1885 and is the oldest financial institution serving Montgomery and Carroll County, Mississippi. The bank has been locally owned and operated since its founding. Bank of Winona provides a wide array of services to both businesses and individuals including checking, savings, CDs and loans.
For more than 125 years, BankFirst has provided service to Mississippi communities, living up to its motto: "Strength, Stability, and Service." BankFirst has experienced and withstood the Great Depression, expanded to 11 branches, and built a strong foundation of products and services. Thanks to its committed leadership, BankFirst Financial Services has been able to withstand tough economic times, continue to grow, make a profit for its shareholders, and serve the needs of its customers and their communities.
Established in 1909 and certified as a Community Development Financial Institution in 2010, BankPlus focuses on attracting, developing, and retaining high-performance employees who work to ensure the best possible service for their customers and exceptional return on investment to their shareholders. BankPlus is a subsidiary of BancPlus Corporation, a one‐bank holding company located in Ridgeland, Mississippi. The bank received an "Outstanding" overall rating in its 2012 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Exam, which also noted the bank’s exemplary record regarding its community development lending and excellent record regarding its innovative and flexible lending practices.
Founded in 1995 by the Oneida Nation and a group of five Green Bay area businessmen, Bay Bank intended to provide the Green Bay area community with a locally controlled financial institution. In 2000, the Oneida Nation became the sole owner of Bay Bank, which could then provided more federally funded programs to directly assist tribal members and unique mortgage and entrepreneurial programs to assist Oneidas in obtaining housing and starting business ventures. Bay Bank is the only area bank to offer the HUD Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program. The Program offers any Native American member of a federally recognized tribe an opportunity to own a home. Bay Bank also administers a unique program referred to as the Oneida Small Business Project 2000, which has successfully delivered over $5 million investment dollars to over 100 Oneida small business entrepreneurs. Today, Bay Bank has assets of nearly $85 million and a staff of 27 people.
Beneficial State Bank, formerly One PacificCoast Bank, is a state chartered bank headquartered in Oakland, California with branches in California, Oregon and Washington. Founded in 2007, Beneficial State is a new kind of bank that offers customers the tools they need to build something beautiful. The bank’s commercial loans, transactional services and financial assistance are designed to serve businesses and nonprofits that are committed to building prosperity for our local communities and our environment, as well as individuals and families in need. A certified B Corporation, Beneficial State’s ownership structure is truly unique to the banking Industry; the bank is owned by a nonprofit organization, Beneficial State Foundation. When profits of the Bank are distributed, they can only be distributed to the Foundation, which is mandated to reinvest those proceeds back into the low-income communities we serve and environment upon which we depend.
BNA Bank, established in 1896, is a state chartered bank with approximately $425 million in assets. BNA’s main office and two branch offices are located in New Albany with another branch located in Myrtle, Mississippi, two branches in Tupelo and Lee County, Mississippi and one loan production office in Oxford, Mississippi.
BOM Bank (formerly the Bank of Montgomery) was established in 1903 in Montgomery, Louisiana by local businessmen who saw a need for a financial institution to meet the needs of Grant Parish. Today, the bank remains a family owned institution that provides old-fashioned community banking. But BOM is also an innovator, which enhances the community banking experience with modern conveniences such as mobile banking. It has been a winning formula for the bank, which has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years, from $18 million in 1996 to over $209 million in 2014.
Broadway Federal Bank was founded in 1946 by a group of civic minded men and women who had identified the need for conventional loans to minority consumers who were ignored by all of the existing financial institutions. Broadway continues to fulfill the mission of providing conventional loans and in providing training for minorities desirous of entering the industry. The Bank’s mission is to serve the real estate, business, and financial needs of customers in underserved urban communities with a commitment to excellent service, profitability, and sustained growth.
Carver Federal Savings Bank has served African-American communities traditionally denied access to debt capital for more than 60 years. From its headquarters in Harlem, the bank lends to consumers, businesses, non-profits, and faith-based institutions throughout New York City. Receiving accolades from the community, and regulatory agencies, Carver is a national leader among community development banks and minority owned institutions.
Carver State Bank has been a vital part of the Savannah, GA community since it was founded as the Georgia Savings and Realty Corporation in 1927. The mission of Carver State Bank is to maintain a sound, profitable, growing institution by providing high-quality products and services for the Bank's customers, especially those in it's targeted communities.
Central Bank of Kansas City is a community bank with a long and successful history of business lending and outreach, based on its strategy of revitalizing the urban core and building wealth in low-income neighborhoods. With the main branch in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast neighborhood—where it was founded in 1951—Central Bank attends to the needs of the typically underserved in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The bank has been a continual recipient of the CDFI Bank Enterprise Award for its involvement in the community it serves.
Century Bank of the Ozarks (CBO) was founded on July 24, 1894. CBO is active in the communities they serve by providing financial products and services in the underserved populations of the Ozarks region. Working as a financial advocate for customers in these communities, their goal is to ensure sustainable economic and community development.
In 1917 P.M.B. Self and a group of local investors started Citizens Bank & Trust Co. as a small community bank located on Main Street in Marks, MS. 100 years later our main street location is still the headquarters for Citizens Bank & Trust. In the mid 1990's we expanded into Tunica and Desoto counties with branches located in Tunica and Walls, Mississippi. Today we have three banking centers centrally located in Northwest Mississippi. As we have grown over the last 100 years we have tried to stay true to our roots as a community bank that prides itself on quality service delivered with a friendly personal touch. Our dedicated staff is here to serve you and we appreciate the privilege of your business.
As Mississippi’s community bank, Citizens National Bank is focused on encouraging personal, business and economic development that finance the dreams of Mississippians.
City First Bank delivers innovative and creative community development finance services to low- and moderate-income communities of Washington DC and nearby suburbs. The only dedicated community development bank in the region, City First focuses on building assets – financing small companies, affordable housing, and community facilities. City First provides a range of banking services to nonprofit organizations and small businesses. They offer competitive returns to socially motivated investors who want a double bottom line return. With aid from the New Markets Tax Credit, they are able to finance large scale projects and offer subsidized financing for eligible projects that offer demonstrated and sustained benefits in low wealth neighborhoods.
Cleveland State Bank was established in 1908 in Cleveland, Mississippi, part of the Mississippi Delta. For over a century, Cleveland State Bank has served its community with pride and watched the area grow at the hands of dedicated leadership. The bank's motto, "bank on a better future with us," embodies the spirit of its partnership with and investment in the citizens of the Delta.
Commercial Capital Bank is here to help the people and businesses in our community succeed by meeting their unique financial needs and providing the high quality services they expect and deserve. We are thankful for the opportunity to serve our community – and we pledge to maintain and strengthen the banking relationships that we have built over the years.
One of the South’s fastest-growing financial institutions did not originate in a large, metropolitan area or grow with the usual bank business plan. Community Bancshares of Mississippi, Inc., started more than 100 years ago in a small timber community in east central Mississippi and has grown by employing a unique approach to one of America’s most routine industries. From 1995 until today, with few acquisitions, Community Bancshares has grown from $200 million in assets and a couple of offices to more than $2.4 billion in assets, 40 offices and over 660 employees in four states. Simple values like fairness, integrity, honesty, respect, humility, self-sacrifice, and kindness are all hallmarks of the type of organization Community Bank strives to build every day.
Community Bank of Bay was founded in 1997 to serve the credit needs of historically underserved businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. Locally owned and operated, the bank invests in the economic vitality, community spirit, and future of Oakland. With exceptional local market expertise and broad industry knowledge, the bank brings value to customers and their community.
For over 70 years, Farmers & Merchants Bank has been serving the communities of Northeast Mississippi. Home owned and operated since 1941, Farmers & Merchants prospers with a dedicated community of loyal customers and loyal employees. This commitment allowed the bank to rank as one of the "Highest Rated Banks in America" according to a survey by Sheshunoff Information Services Inc. In a world that changes rapidly, Farmers and Merchants Bank remains a stable and secure financial institution whose first priority is the safety of customers’ hard earned money.
FBT Bank & Mortgage is a full service bank with its beginning in 1931 as Fordyce Bank & Trust. Our bank has grown from one location to five, with total assets of approximately $125 million. We have maintained strong growth as a community bank focused on the communities we serve. Our goal is to offer state-of-the-art products and services while delivering personalized attention our customers deserve and developing personal relationships that will last for many years. We believe our customers are our greatest assets.
First Eagle Bank is an entrepreneurial, independent bank focused on developing long lasting relationships with their customers, and community. They take an active role in their community and have received an "Outstanding" Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating. First Eagle Bank is committed to providing credit, capital and financial services to underserved communities. Their staff is personally committed and involved with non-profits that assist people in their communities.
First Independence Bank has served Detroit communities for more than 40 years. They have always treated customers as their most important asset, with products and services designed to best-serve customers' needs. First Independence takes their responsibilities as a member of their community seriously and it is their policy to never trade off profits for citizenship responsibilities. First Independence provides high-quality, meaningful jobs to employees while contributing to the success of their communities and shareholders.
First National Bank & Trust is dedicated to serving our customers by providing quality financial products and services that are consistent with safe and sound principles. First National Bank & Trust strives to maintain a major presence as a progressive locally owned and operated financial institution as we promote the further economic development of our community and citizens. First National Bank & Trust has been proudly serving our community for over 100 years.
First Security Bank opened its doors in 1952 with just $50,000, five people and a single Batesville, Mississippi location. Today, with over 200 employees and assets of more than $475 million, the bank operates 15 locations and serves five counties in North Mississippi. But the bank's guiding principle has remained the same: to provide genuine, personal service to each person who walks through its doors.
Chartered in 1912, FNBC’s century-long legacy has been forged through diligence, passion and execution. The result is an organization built by community bankers whose values are rooted in dependability, resourcefulness, honesty and integrity. After more than 100 years in business, FNBC is passionate about creating value for its customers and its communities. FNBC demonstrates that a bank can be much greater than its balance sheet; it can be a powerful catalyst for community and individuals to pursue and achieve their highest aspirations.
As one of Alabama's oldest family-owned community banks, our focus has always been on building relationships and serving our friends and neighbors in the Wiregrass. We believe success lies in being a true friend to our employees, our customers, and our community. Our purpose is to help friends save wisely, spend prudently, and borrow cautiously.
Thirteen African-American men, and their many supporters, had a dream to establish a savings and loan association sensitive to the needs of Black residents of Chicago. Their persistence paid-off when in 1934, Illinois Service Federal was founded. In 2016 ISF was purchased by Groupe Nduom and in 2018 the bank changed its name to GN Bank.
When a small group of far-sighted men from the tiny Clarke County Community of Quitman crowded around a desk in March 1902 and watched Mississippi Governor A. H. Longino place his signature on an historic Charter of Incorporation We honor our past, and we are continually motivated by the achievement of the present. But, it is the future where the most exciting, the most far reaching history of Great Southern Bank remains to be written. Creating the Bank of Quitman, the idea of a Great Southern Bank system with 13 offices serving a seven county area of east central and south Mississippi was not even a dream.
Since 1943, Guaranty Bank & Trust Company has been serving their customers as a locally owned and operated institution. Guaranty Bank’s philosophy is to provide the best banking products along with personal, quality customer service. With a team of highly-qualified community bankers committed to serving all of their markets and low-income areas, Guaranty Bank makes a difference by providing financial services to individuals and businesses alike. Guaranty Bank & Trust Company proudly helps to facilitate economic development in Mississippi and is a leader in the community banking field.
Since 1932, Holmes County Bank and Trust Company has been providing sound financial services to the surrounding areas of Holmes County, Mississippi. With four locations to serve you, we look forward to continuing that tradition.
Since 1934, Industrial Bank has delivered essential banking and financial services that have contributed greatly to the growth and development of the Washington, D.C. community. From that first day, when Industrial Bank had just six employees and $192,000 in assets, Industrial has grown to over 150 employees and over $333 million in assets. In addition to providing a full range of banking services, Industrial Bank works to create a vibrant local economy through public/private partnerships, banking education seminars and sponsorships.
The International Bank of Chicago's objective is to be a primary contributing member of the diverse communities of Uptown, Chinatown, Bellwood, Stone Park and their neighboring communities. Our goal is to serve their consumer, commercial and retail needs while serving all racial and ethnic backgrounds. By offering a varied staff of officers and employees we strive to provide services in related languages in a friendly, efficient and personal manner. Soundness, service and integrity are paramount.
Chartered in 1907, Legacy Bank & Trust serves as a financial leader in economic and community development by providing financial products and services in the largely underserved populations of Southcentral Missouri. We pride ourselves on being active in our communities, and strive to continue to do so for years to come!
Mechanics and Farmers Bank was chartered in 1907 by a group of nine prominent black North Carolina businessmen who hoped to meet the needs of the state's underserved black community. Today, M&F Bank's employees carry on that tradition, providing quality service to all customers and promoting personal and community development with an attitude of appreciation and respect.
The Merchants and Planters Bank of Raymond, Mississippi was chartered in 1906 by local business people with an interest in creating a locally owned and operated bank to serve their community. Although the list of services provided to its customers has grown considerably from its early years, their commitment to extending only the best in personal banking to Mississippians is unshakable. With strong capital and a desire to extend services to a fast growing commercial and residential market, Merchants and Planters Bank continues its commitment to serve its market with the best in small bank products.
Metro Bank's mission is to stimulate economic growth within the underserved communities of Jefferson County, Kentucky by providing an array of financial and development resources. Their vision is to create a better quality of life for underserved residents and businesses in Jefferson County, Kentucky by providing access to flexible capital that facilitates job creation, job retention and access to goods and services.
Mission Valley Bank opened for business in July 2001. At the time, a long series of mergers and acquisitions among banks in California’s San Fernando Valley had resulted in declining service and a lack of access to credit. In response, a group of local business and community organizers came together to form the first new independent bank in the region in over four years. Since then, Mission Valley has become a critical resource for the community with a focus on promoting small business development and entrepreneurship.
National Cooperative Bank provides comprehensive banking products and services to cooperatives and other member-owned organizations throughout the country. What makes NCB unique is that the bank was created to address the financial needs of an underserved market niche- people who join together cooperatively to meet personal, social or business needs, especially in low-income communities.
In 2001, twenty Native American tribes and Alaskan Native corporations established a national bank to serve all Native people, communities, governments and enterprises across the country. Today Native American Bank is the only Native owned, federally chartered bank in the United States. Native Americans have long been subject to an acute lack of access to credit and financial services preventing individuals as well as communities from achieving self-sufficiency and financial security. NAB pools economic resources from Indian tribes and tribal entities all across the country to support economic independence and cultivate self-determination in Native American communities.
Neighborhood National Bank is a recognized leader in providing banking products and services to small businesses in underserved and economically disadvantaged neighborhoods of San Diego. Opening its doors in 1997, the bank plays a pivotal role in spurring the commercial revitalization of disinvested neighborhoods. Serving a culturally diverse customer base, Neighborhood provides a welcome home for minority, women, and immigrant-owned businesses that the traditional banking sector often overlooks.
Noah Bank provides financial products and services to communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and the Metro DC area. In addition to serving its primarily Korean-American customer base, Noah Bank also specializes in small business financing for the Chinese-American, Indo-American, Latin-American and Jewish business communities. Noah Bank specializes in SBA lending to small businesses and has a track record of success. In the SBA fiscal year ended September 30, 2013, Noah Bank ranked first in dollars lent in the New Jersey region, second in dollars lent in the New York region, and 11th in dollars lent nationwide.
OneUnited Bank, with offices in California, Florida and Massachusetts, is the premier bank for urban communities. Its mission is to provide affordable financial services to support economic development in urban communities and to maintain superior financial performance to maximize shareholder value. As the first Black online bank and the first Black interstate bank in the country, OneUnited Bank unites urban communities to share ideas, technology and management resources to better meet the banking needs of inner city communities.
Optus Bank’s origins date back to 1921 when a group of visionary and courageous African American leaders founded Victory Savings Bank on the principle that all people should have access to the American Dream, not just those born into the “right” circumstances. We are committed to helping all people build wealth and improve their lives, regardless of their background or situation. We offer innovative ways to manage, move, save and borrow money for individuals and small businesses with the goal of ensuring that wealth building is not just for the wealthy. Unlike traditional financial institutions that seek to solely maximize the financial returns for their shareholders, we strive balance the needs of all stakeholders - our customers, communities, employees and shareholders.
Optus Bank is a federally designated Minority Depository Institution and a U.S. Treasury Certified Community Development Financial Institution.
Pan American Bank & Trust's mission is to build long lasting, advisory-based relationships with their clients by delivering superior products and services that enable them to "Live the Dream.” Their employees commit to nurturing every relationship they have with clients through individual mentoring and by offering financial education programs on banking, investments and insurance with the ultimate goal of providing access to affordable financial products and services. Pan American Bank also provides financing to small businesses and real estate investors committed to revitalizing underserved communities through job creation and the development of affordable housing. As a result of the bank’s concentrated efforts in outreach, lending and community involvement Pan American Bank has received an Outstanding Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating.
Our Bank began serving customers in the Arkansas Delta 80 years ago. We partner with people to create opportunities and strengthen communities all across the State of Arkansas. Although banking has changed over the years, we still bring our small town values with us, caring passionately about our team, customers, and communities. We care deeply about their stories and meeting their needs – with honesty, loyalty, and respect. We are here to Create Opportunities Through Personal Connections! Partnering with you is what we want to do.
In 1908, Peoples Bank opened with a commitment to providing service to rural Simpson County, much of which lacked access financial institutions. During the Great Depression, the bank attracted accolades by refusing to close as banks locked their doors across the nation. More banks closed in America that day then any day before or since, but Peoples Bank committed serving its community and stayed open. Today, Peoples embraces the principles established by our founders; traditions that begin with personal service and traditions and evoke corporate citizenship in the areas they serve.
Planters Bank is committed to providing quality financial services delivered by a friendly and professional staff. As an independent community bank, we dedicate our resources to the betterment of our customers, shareholders, employees, and markets we serve.
From humble beginnings in 1905, PriorityOne Bank has seen steady growth over the course of 100+ years. The bank has a stalwart devotion to meeting the financial needs of the people of Mississippi. PriorityOne empowers branch managers to make decisions quickly and locally, allowing them to better serve customers without red tape or bureaucracy. PriorityOne offers customers the feel of a locally owned and operated bank along with the strength and diverse product and service offerings of a much larger financial institution.
Founded by a group of Christian businessmen and bankers, Providence Bank & Trust follows the principles of service and integrity. With over 200 years of collective banking experience in the areas we serve, we know the communities we serve and we understand the importance and the need to provide responsive, local banking services. The founders as well as the entire staff take pride in assisting every customer with his or her banking relationship. We believe in the relationship we form with you and in understanding your financial goals so we can help you achieve them. With our management team onsite, all decisions are made locally and quickly, keeping the banking process efficient for you. We realize that Providence Bank & Trust will be measured by the level of service we deliver to the community. We continually strive to provide service to our customers at a level unparalleled by our competitors.
Quontic is a Member FDIC bank, headquartered in New York City and located in a growing number of states. We're all about customer service. We're here to help the community. We strive to make banking easy and the home mortgage process hassle-free. We are authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to make Federal Housing Authority (FHA)-insured mortgage loans in all fifty states. Quontic Bank has earned a coveted 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier independent bank rating firm, each quarter since Q3 2015. In 2016, Quontic Bank ranked No. 88 of the 6,199 federally insured banks in the U.S., according to DepositAccounts.com, a website that monitors and informs consumers of how well financial institutions perform.
Security Federal Bank was founded in 1922 in picturesque Aiken, South Carolina. Since then, they have stuck to their motto: “Do what’s in the best interest of the customer.” In addition to a full line of personal and commercial banking products that includes mobile banking, online bill payment and mortgage products, Security Federal Bank offers an expansive program of financial literacy education. Their Looney Tunes Savings Club helps elementary school students learn about savings, while their Financial Counseling Department assists adult customers who need education or help in handling personal finances.
Security State Bank is proud to have been banking generations in Oklahoma since 1911. Security State Bank’s mission is to meet the needs of our communities through superior financial service and community leadership. We firmly believe in supporting the communities in which we serve. Our employees are active in many community service organizations such as Rotary, Lions, Kiwanis Club and the local Chamber of Commerce. We are actively involved in many other community events and participate in support of our local schools.
Southern Bancorp, Inc. is one of America’s largest rural development banks with approximately $1.1 billion in assets, serving over 80,000 customers at 39 branches in both Arkansas and Mississippi. Southern was founded in 1986 by then Governor Bill Clinton, Wal-Mart Chair Rob Walton, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and others who were concerned about the economic decline of rural Arkansas. Southern invests in people and businesses in rural communities, empowers them to improve their lives and helps them transform their communities.
For decades the South Bronx had been regarded a “banking wasteland” in dire need of stable, mainstream financial institutions. When Spring Bank opened in 2007, they were the first bank to locate in the South Bronx in over 25 years, providing affordable, mainstream banking services to a neighborhood in need. Since then, Spring Bank has continued that fight by expanding to Harlem. Spring Bank believes every community deserves a bank that serves local people and businesses. They are committed to serving anyone who believes in the importance of keeping Main Street strong.
Start Bank's name represents the beginning of a new kind of bank and its position at the start of great things. Start Bank is committed to investing capital in its community, serving as a catalyst for improvement, and giving more New Haven families the power to create wealth for themselves and their children. They measure their success in two ways: their profits as a company and how those profits support the community's economic improvement.
State Bank & Trust was formed from the merger of the Valley Bank and State Bank & Trust Company in August, 2000. Prior to the merger, the Valley Bank (founded in 1898) provided Rosedale, MS and surrounding counties a community bank that prided itself on personal relationships. State Bank & Trust Company (founded in 1936) served the needs of Brookhaven, MS and surrounding communities. State Bank & Trust Company has survived the Great Depression and countless economic highs and lows to serve the people of Mississippi. It is a bank which delivers on its slogan: "relationship banking -- with us its personal."
Sunrise Banks, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, seeks to radically change the way urban communities and underserved people thrive by empowering them to achieve their aspirations. Sunrise uses a “do good” approach to business with products that make a difference in communities. Sunrise Banks believes that using business as a force for good can multiply impact. Sunrise Banks is a Certified B Corp, a certification granted to organizations that demonstrate a commitment to transparent corporate governance, environmental stewardship and positive community impact. Sunrise is also a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of the world’s leading sustainable banks that use finance to deliver sustainable development for underserved people, communities and the environment.
In 1900, a group of 35 local businessmen and farmers established Senatobia Bank as a home owned community bank dedicated to providing banking services in a friendly and effective manner. The bank’s name change to Sycamore Bank reflects its expansion to a large portion of North Mississippi. Still dedicated to the high standards set by their founders, even today most of the shareholders of their holding company are local. Sycamore Bank demonstrates its commitment to its community by supporting local schools and civic organizations and by sponsoring community events.
Known originally as First National Bank of Mercedes in 1920, the bank changed its name in 1985 to become Mercedes National Bank. Business continued under that name until early 2006. In May 2005, MNB Ventures, Inc. purchased Mercedes National Bank. It was this purchase that brought the name change to Texas National Bank. Texas National Bank prides itself on knowing the community – not just the needs of the community but the people living within that community as well. Texas National Bank utilizes state-of-the-art equipment, but it's the people we hire who are able to make each visit a positive experience. Our staff is committed to treating customers right and providing them with the highest quality customer service. Texas National Bank is recognized as a minority owned financial institution as one of only fifteen Hispanic owned institutions throughout the United States.
Community business leaders formed The Commercial Bank in 1914 in DeKalb, Mississippi. The bank quickly became an integral part of DeKalb and Kemper County. In 90-plus years there have only been 7 Presidents, reflecting the stability of the bank management.
The first 57 years saw only two presidents: Charles Rosenbaum and T.A. Stennis. Michael Dudley, a native of DeKalb, is the current President and Chief Executive Officer. In 1995, The Commercial Bank introduced its special brand of independent banking to Lauderdale County by opening a branch in Collinsville. Shortly thereafter, branches were opened at Briarwood and in Meridian’s medical district downtown. The Commercial Bank continued its expansion by opening a branch in Philadelphia in 2007.
The First was formed by a small group of friends who got together on a back porch near Hattiesburg, MS one night and discussed creating a bank that would take care of people. Their dream has grown from a back porch to 24 branches in cities and towns all across South Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana. But as they've grown, The First has continued to build relationships by taking care of business one customer at a time.
Harbor Bank of Maryland opened its doors in September of 1982 with $2.1 million in assets. As of December 31, 2016, Harbor Bank's assets were $254 million. The bank conducts general banking business in seven branch locations and primarily serves the Baltimore, Maryland Metropolitan area. The Bank also has a branch in Riverdale, Prince George’s County, Maryland. The Harbor Bank offers checking, savings, time deposits, credit cards, debit card, commercial real estate, personal, home improvement, automobile, and other installment and term loans. The Bank is also a member of a local and national ATM network. The retail nature of the Bank allows for diversification of depositors and borrowers so it is not dependent upon a single or a few customers. The bank is proud of being the first community bank in the country to have an Investment Subsidiary, Harbor Financial Services.
Harbor Bank’s Mortgage Department was the first in the State of Maryland to receive Fannie Mae funding under the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Program.
The Jefferson Bank takes pride in being involved in their community and building long lasting relationships with local business owners and community services. The bank was originally chartered as Jefferson County Bank in 1900. In 1997, Jefferson County Bank was purchased by Southeast Arkansas Bank Corporation of Lake Village, Arkansas and changed its name to The Jefferson Bank.
Tri-State Bank of Memphis was founded in 1946 by the late Dr. J. E. Walker, and his son, the late A. Maceo Walker. They dreamed of a bank that would constructively change community conditions. The mission of Tri-State Bank of Memphis is to provide the communities we serve with financial solutions that transform them for the better. TSB pioneered signature loans, real estate loans and church loans to African Americans – without a special endorsement. With initial assets of only $240,000, the bank’s assets have increased to the $111 million. From one small building and five employees, the bank has three locations and 40+ employees. TSB has used its resources to change conditions within its communities by enabling, enriching, and enhancing the dreams of its customers. Just as in years past, today, TSB stands poised to meet the dynamic lending requirements of an evolving society.
Since being founded in 1849 the town of Monticello has enjoyed a grand transformation from a simple frontier community to become the thriving economic and educational heart of Drew County (and beyond) it is today. During the past century-and-a-half, Union Bank & Trust Co. has grown as well; building a reputation of service to the fine people of Southeast Arkansas with integrity and distinction. The ownership and entire team of Union Bank & Trust Co. are all local folks who are deeply invested here and passionate about this community. We take great pride in being the leading locally owned bank dedicated to the health, safety, growth and overall success of Southeast Arkansas.
Founded in 1904, United Bank is a community bank that is deeply rooted in the communities it serves through its 17 branches. The bank’s community development initiatives are directed towards improving the social and economic conditions of the distressed communities and underserved individuals throughout rural southwest Alabama and northwest Florida. United Bank is a certified Community Development Financial Institution, and was a recipient of the 2011 FDIC Chairman’s Award for Excellence for developing a checking account for consumers with low or no credit scores. In all things, United Bank seeks to accomplish its mission of “Strength through service excellence.”
United Bank of Philadelphia is committed to serving communities that have traditionally lacked sufficient access to banking services. The bank champions a “Cycle of Progress” where resources are continuously reinvested back into local businesses and neighborhoods. The cycle starts with inclusive practices that create opportunities for advancement, resulting in healthy, empowered communities. Strong communities foster progress, so the cycle can carry on and accelerate. United Bank of Philadelphia takes its community development role seriously and works to heighten their presence as a catalyst for wealth creation and economic development.
The mission of United Mississippi Bank is to meet the highest expectations of our customers, our employees, our communities, and our shareholders. United Mississippi Bank has always been committed to the Miss-Lou community with strong representation and sponsorships in local matters.
Virginia Community Capital is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to create jobs, energize places, and promote an enhanced quality of life for Virginians. With offices in Christiansburg, Norfolk, and Richmond, we offer innovative and flexible financing tools throughout the state. In addition, we provide professional advisory services to individuals and organizations in low-to-moderate income and underserved communities. Virginia Community Capital’s subsidiary bank, VCC Bank, is an FDIC-insured, certified CDFI bank. VCC Bank offers banking products tailored to community banks and socially conscious investors. We also provide personal and business deposit products, including checking, savings, and certificates of deposit.