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Aug 11, 2014, 13:22 ET
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2014 Proposals Now Accepted for the Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West

Bank of the West's Premium Wine Group and Fruition Sciences announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Vintage...

Jul 30, 2014, 11:00 ET

Bank of the West Honors GSRBM Graduates

Yesterday, six employees of Bank of the West graduated from the CBA/BAI Graduate School of Retail Bank Management (GSRBM), hosted at Furman...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:00 ET

Bank of the West Returns as Cheyenne Frontier Days Presenting Sponsor

Bank of the West today announced that it is returning as presenting sponsor of Cheyenne Frontier Days, the 10 day event featuring the country's...

Jun 20, 2014, 13:47 ET
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Bank of the West's Kirsten Garen Named CIO of the Year

Bank of the West congratulates its Chief Information Officer Kirsten Garen, who was recognized last night by the Silicon Valley Business Journal...

Jun 17, 2014, 11:30 ET
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California Economy to Ride 2013 Momentum into 2015 Expansion

Despite the drought and lingering effects of the Great Recession, California's economy will continue to expand at a respectable pace in 2014 and...

Jun 10, 2014, 13:27 ET
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Your Vote Counts!

 Cast your vote! Music fans across the country will help determine the winner of the Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest....

May 15, 2014, 11:30 ET

Bank of the West Named Best Bank Employer by Hispanic Network Magazine

 Bank of the West has been named one of the "Best Bank Employers" by DiversityComm, Inc., publisher of Hispanic Network Magazine. This...

May 13, 2014, 12:40 ET
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Bank of the West Congratulates its Client, the Robles Family, on Winning the SBA's California Small Business Persons of the Year Award

Bank of the West congratulates its client the Robles family for being named California's Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. Small...

May 06, 2014, 15:09 ET
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Call for Entries: Bank of the West Band Contest on Facebook

 Calling all bands! Nominate your favorite up-and-coming bands to enter the Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest on...

Apr 17, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Bank of the West Releases Individual Philanthropy Index by Forbes Insights in the United States

Bank of the West Wealth Management, in partnership with parent company BNP Paribas, recently published the second edition of its Individual...

Apr 14, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Bank of the West's Quick Balance Mobile App Wins Monarch Innovation Award For Most Innovative Product/Feature in Business Banking

 Bank of the West today announced that its Quick Balance mobile app won the Monarch Innovation Award for Most Innovative 2014 Product/Feature....

Apr 07, 2014, 11:30 ET

Bank of the West Launches Blog Featuring Financial and Economic Insights

 Bank of the West today unveiled The Bank of the West Blog, an educational resource for readers looking for ideas and insight on how to best...

Mar 24, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Bank of the West Announces Key Leadership Moves in Consumer Finance Division & Dealer Financial Services

 Bank of the West today announced a key leadership change in its fast-growing Consumer Finance Division. Of note, Mark Beecher, executive vice...

Mar 03, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Bank of the West Named Best Private Bank in North America by Private Asset Management

 Bank of the West has been named Best Private Bank in North America by Private Asset Management (PAM) magazine. Designed for investment...

Feb 13, 2014, 19:00 ET
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Bank of the West Study Shows End of Federal Unemployment Benefits Will Not Derail California's Economy

 Bank of the West Chief Economist, Scott Anderson, PhD, today issued a special report measuring how the end of Emergency Unemployment...

Feb 05, 2014, 14:08 ET
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Bank of the West Earns 2013 Greenwich Small Business and Middle Market Banking Excellence Awards in 11 Categories

Bank of the West's small business and middle market banking clients have recognized the bank's product and service strengths, resulting in 11...

Feb 04, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Bank of the West Wealth Management Expects Equities to Dominate in 2014, Outpacing Bonds and Alternatives

 As the economy shows positive signs of an active recovery for the first time in six years and all eyes are on the Federal Reserve and...

Jan 30, 2014, 15:05 ET
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Bank of the West Enhances First of its Kind, Pre-Login Quick Balance Feature

 In response to overwhelmingly positive customer feedback, Bank of the West today announced significant updates to Quick Balance, its...

Jan 21, 2014, 17:40 ET
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Wineries and viticulture experts honored for industry advancements

Bank of the West and Fruition Sciences today recognized the winner and two finalists of the Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of...

Jan 13, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Bank of the West Ranks First in ath Power Small Business Banking Study

 Bank of the West announced today that it scored highest in ath Power's sixth annual Small Business Banking Study of nearly 40 banks across...