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Feb 08, 2016, 13:09 ET

West Town Bank & Trust (WTWB) Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results

West Town Bank & Trust (WTWB) announced today its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2015 and reported the Bank earned net...

Feb 08, 2016, 13:00 ET
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Free afterschool dance program for San Francisco children to expand through funding from Bank of the West and the BNP Paribas Foundation

 Bank of the West and the BNP Paribas Foundation today announced that Alonzo King LINES Ballet (LINES) was awarded a grant from each of the...

Jan 26, 2016, 08:45 ET
Bank of the West announces the publication of "Smooth Transitions: Three Steps for Wholesaler Succession," a paper by Kristin Nelson, head of Private Business Owner Solutions at Bank of the West Wealth Management Group. The paper highlights ways business owners may navigate toward their desired succession plan. There are three primary choices a business owner has when thinking about succession, as illustrated in this image.

Smooth Transitions: Bank of the West Report Helps Small and Mid-sized Wholesalers Create an Exit Strategy

Bank of the West announced today the publication of Smooth Transitions: Three Steps for Wholesaler Succession, a paper by Kristin Nelson, head of...

Jan 25, 2016, 13:00 ET
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Eileen Dignen Joins Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group as Head of Cash Management

Bank of the West announced today that Eileen Dignen has joined the Bank's Commercial Banking Group as head of Cash Management. In this role, Dignen...

Jan 19, 2016, 18:10 ET
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Monica Cooper and Sarah MacDonald with UC Cooperative Extension Win The 2015 Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West

Today, Bank of the West and Fruition Sciences recognize the winner of the 2015 Vintage Report Innovation Award presented by Bank of the West. The...

Jan 14, 2016, 17:43 ET
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Three Finalists Announced for 2015 Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West

 Today, Bank of the West and Fruition Sciences have announced three finalists for the 2015 Vintage Report Innovation Award presented by Bank of...

Jan 07, 2016, 11:18 ET
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Bank of the West and L'Atelier BNP Paribas unveil FinLab at CES

 Bank of the West is connecting its clients with cutting-edge ideas and startups in the tech sector through its innovation initiative, FinLab,...

Jan 05, 2016, 11:00 ET
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Bank of the West Introduces New Donor-Advised Fund

 Bank of the West Wealth Management Group introduces a new donor-advised fund through its recently launched Family Wealth Advisors group. This...

Dec 21, 2015, 06:30 ET
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Bank of the West Offers Time-Saving Mobile Banking Services to Help Manage Money During the Holiday Season & New Year

With the holiday shopping season underway, Bank of the West's mobile banking services and features help customers stay on top of finances while...

Dec 18, 2015, 13:00 ET
Bank of the West Executives attend the Bank's 21st Annual Pacific Rim Client Appreciation Event. From left to Right: Yukinori Nishio, Executive Vice President and Head of the Bank's Pacific Rim Banking Division, Michael Shepherd, Chairman and CEO, and Chief Economist Scott Anderson, PhD.

21st Annual Pacific Rim Client Appreciation Dinner Hosted by Bank of the West

Bank of the West held its annual Pacific Rim Client Appreciation dinner on Thursday, December 17 in Pasadena, CA. More than 400 clients...

Dec 14, 2015, 12:30 ET
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Bank of the West Expands in Western Washington with New Full-Service Business Banking Branch in Tacoma

Bank of the West today announced the opening of its business banking branch in Tacoma, Washington, located at 1250 Pacific Avenue, following the...

Dec 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
Bank of the West announces the publication of "Achieving Smart Growth: A Guide for U.S. Manufacturers," a paper by Michelle Di Gangi, executive vice president of small- and medium-size enterprise banking at Bank of the West. The report highlights tactics that manufacturers should take to ensure that they are growing their businesses strategically at the right moment for the businesses. For businesses that plan to grow, the paper outlines a simple framework for smart growth: Plan, Invest and Fund.

Achieving Smart Growth: Bank of the West Report Helps Small and Mid-Sized Manufacturers Navigate Business Expansion

Bank of the West announced today the publication of Achieving Smart Growth: A Guide for U.S. Manufacturers, a paper by Michelle Di Gangi, executive...

Dec 09, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Bank of the West Wealth Management Group Announces Private Business Owner Solutions

Bank of the West Wealth Management Group announces Private Business Owner Solutions providing business owners with integrated financial solutions...

Dec 04, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Bank of the West and BNP Paribas Announce Winners of Second Phase of the First Ever BNP Paribas International Hackathon

 Bank of the West and parent company BNP Paribas announce the winners of the second phase of the BNP Paribas International Hackathon. Two of...

Dec 03, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Bank of the West Named a Top Retail Bank for Customer Satisfaction in Inaugural Award from The MSR Group

 Bank of the West was recently named a winner in the inaugural Best in Retail Banking Awards presented by The MSR Group, a top research firm...

Nov 19, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Bank of the West Announces Winners of the Sixth Annual Philanthropy Awards

 Bank of the West is proud to announce the winners of its sixth annual Philanthropy Awards, awarding $100,000 grants to Barrio Logan College...

Nov 12, 2015, 13:00 ET

Bank of the West's Regional Banking Group Continues to Add Top Talent

 Bank of the West announced today the appointment of Ryan Jaeger as vice president and regional manager for the Midwest Business Banking Group....

Nov 12, 2015, 11:00 ET

Timothy Nguyen Joins Bank of the West's Regional Banking Group as Business Banking Manager

 Bank of the West announced today that Timothy Nguyen has joined the bank as vice president and regional business banking manager for the...

Nov 10, 2015, 17:22 ET
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Brian Constable Joins Bank of the West's Regional Banking Group in New Role as Territory Manager

 Bank of the West announced today that Brian K. Constable has joined its Regional Banking Group as senior vice president and territory...

Nov 05, 2015, 10:40 ET
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West Town Bank & Trust (WTWB) Announces Federal Approval of Holding Company

West Town Bank & Trust (OTC: WTWB) has received approval from the Federal Reserve and the FDIC to form a bank holding company which will be...