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Aug 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Fortifying Your Business: Bank of the West Manufacturing Report Highlights Fraud and Security Issues and Provides Preventative Measures for Small and Midsized Businesses

Bank of the West announced today the publication of "Fortifying Your Business: Fraud and Security Measures for U.S. Manufacturers," a  paper...

Aug 25, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Bank of the West Strengthens its Retail Banking Group with Strategic SBA Business Developer Hires

 Bank of the West announced today the addition of three new Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Development Officers in its Retail...

Aug 20, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Strategic Philanthropy Expert Joins Bank of the West's Wealth Management Group

Bank of the West today announced that Julie Shafer has joined its Wealth Management Group as head of the Strategic Philanthropy and Purpose...

Aug 03, 2015, 15:41 ET
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Bank of the West Classic Returns to Palo Alto August 3-9

The Bank of the West Classic will return to Palo Alto beginning today, August 3. The world's longest-running professional women's tennis tournament...

Jul 30, 2015, 11:18 ET
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West Town Bank & Trust (WTWB) Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

 West Town Bank & Trust (WTWB) today reported net income of $1,066,756 for the second quarter 2015 and $2,015,355 year-to-date as of June...

Jul 29, 2015, 07:45 ET
In May, Bank of the West Vice Chairman Thibault Fulconis assumed the additional title as Chief Operating Officer.

Bank Of The West Announces Executive Appointments

 Bank of the West today announced three executive promotions. This month, Senior Executive Vice President for Regional Banking Andy Harmening...

Jul 28, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Bank of the West Hires Trust Services Leader as Chief Fiduciary Officer

 Bank of the West announced today that personal trust executive Doug Sherry has joined its Wealth Management Group as chief fiduciary...

Jul 21, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Wealth Strategy Senior Executive Joins Bank of the West's Wealth Management Group

 Bank of the West today announced that Wealth Strategy Senior Executive Eric Sanderson has joined its Wealth Management Group as head of Family...

Jul 16, 2015, 13:05 ET
On July 14, Bank of the West hosted 24 female entrepreneurs from the United States, France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong and Singapore at its new wealth management center client grand opening event, at 531 Cowper Street in Palo Alto.

Bank of the West Hosts Female Entrepreneurs at New Wealth Management Center

 On July 14, Bank of the West welcomed the inaugural class of the BNP Paribas Wealth Management Women Entrepreneur program at its new Wealth...

Jul 16, 2015, 12:45 ET
Bank of the West donates $25,000 to BUILD, a nonprofit dedicated to helping youth from under-resourced communities attain high school, college, and career success.

Bank of the West Expands Wealth Management Services to Palo Alto

 Bank of the West announced the opening of its new wealth management center in Palo Alto, California, located at 531 Cowper Street. This center...

Jul 01, 2015, 13:41 ET
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Bank of the West Named One of America's Most Reputable Banks in Annual Reputation Institute Survey

 Bank of the West is named one of America's most reputable banks according to a newly released survey from Reputation Institute and...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
Steve Prostano Joins Bank of the West to Lead Wealth Management Group Ultra High Net Worth Business

Bank of the West Hires Steve Prostano to Lead an Ultra High Net Worth Business

 Bank of the West today announced the hire of Steve Prostano, who recently joined Bank of the West Wealth Management Group with the...

Jun 25, 2015, 13:45 ET
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Proposals Invited for the 2015 Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West

 Bank of the West's Premium Wine Group and Fruition Sciences announced today that the submission period for the 2015 Vintage Report...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:00 ET
James Curtis (r), Vice President and Senior Counsel at Bank of the West, receiving the California Bankers Association's in-house banking attorney of the year award for 2015 from Steve Strange (l), Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Manufacturers Bank

Curtis Presented With California Bankers Association Award

Bank of the West announced today that James B. Curtis, vice president and senior counsel at the bank, has been awarded the California in-house...

Jun 18, 2015, 13:42 ET
Audience and judges listen to presentations by startups during BNP Paribas' International Hackathon Presented by Bank of the West held at Galvanize in San Francisco on June 14.

BNP Paribas' First-Ever International Hackathon Presented By Bank of the West Held June 12-14 at Galvanize in San Francisco

 Last weekend starting on June 12, Bank of the West, in partnership with parent company BNP Paribas, hosted its first international hackathon,...

Jun 16, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Bank of the West Receives 2015 Global Retail Banking Award for Best Mobile Banking Strategy

Bank of the West announced today that it received the Retail Banker International (RBI) "2015 Global Banking Award" for Best Mobile Banking...

Jun 15, 2015, 17:30 ET
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Bonne Finken + The Collective Win Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest

 Bonne Finken + The Collective will experience the chance of a lifetime opening the 25th anniversary of Bank of the West Celebrates...

Jun 10, 2015, 11:00 ET

Bank of the West designado mejor empleador bancario por Hispanic Network Magazine entre los "Mejores de los mejores" de 2015 por diversidad

 Por segundo año consecutivo, Bank of the West ha sido designado uno de los "Mejores Empleadores Bancarios" por DiversityComm, Inc.,...

Jun 10, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Bank of the West Named Best Bank Employer by Hispanic Network Magazine Among 2015's "Best of the Best" for Diversity

For the second year in a row, Bank of the West has been named one of the "Best Bank Employers" by DiversityComm, Inc., publisher of Hispanic...

Jun 08, 2015, 13:30 ET

Your Vote Rocks! Select the Winner of the Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest

 Cast your vote! Music fans across the country will help determine the winner of the 2015 Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band...