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Dec 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Bank of the West and Operation HOPE launch financial education resource center in Southern California

Bank of the West is proud to announce its collaboration with national nonprofit Operation HOPE in bringing the nonprofit's seventh HOPE Inside...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:55 ET
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Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group Promotes Matthew Weidle to Director and Market Manager

Bank of the West announced today that Matthew Weidle has been promoted to Director and Market Manager in the bank's Commercial Banking Group,...

Dec 12, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Bank of the West Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Its Pacific Rim Client Appreciation Dinner with Look to the Future

 Bank of the West celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Pacific Rim Client Appreciation dinner on Thursday, December 11 in Pasadena, CA....

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Bank of the West Grows Bay Area Arts Support with Cantor Arts Center and Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sponsorships

 With California roots dating back more than 140 years, Bank of the West announced new support of Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Bank of the West Strengthens its Chicago-Based National Banking Group

 Bank of the West announced today several promotions and new hires supporting its growing National Banking Group in Chicago. The office, which...

Dec 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Bank of the West Strengthens its Chicago-based Private Equity Team with Key Hire

 As Bank of the West approaches its two-year anniversary in Chicago, it announced today that Phil Kain, a well-respected specialist in the...

Nov 24, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Bank of the West Strengthens its Chicago-based Team with National Banking Officer

 Bank of the West today announced that Diane Marshall has been appointed as a vice president, national banking officer in its Commercial...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:15 ET
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Bank of the West Names IDEO.org and Inner City Advisors as $100k Grant Winners of 2014 Philanthropy Awards

 Bank of the West is proud to announce that IDEO.org, a nonprofit design firm, and Inner City Advisors (ICA), an economic development...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Bank of the West, a BNP Paribas Subsidiary, Opens Southeast Commercial Banking Office in Atlanta in Response to Market Demand

 In response to its growing client base in Atlanta and the Southeast corridor, Bank of the West, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas (BNPP),...

Oct 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Survey Reveals Significant Differences Between Men and Women When it Comes to Launching and Operating a Business

 Most small business owners agree that starting, owning and running a business comes with its difficulties, and women owners specifically often...

Oct 08, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Bank of the West Awarded a 2014 Identity Safety in Banking Award by Javelin Strategy & Research

 Bank of the West announced today that it received 2014 Identity Safety in Banking Award in Prevention category from Javelin Strategy &...

Oct 01, 2014, 15:40 ET
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Essex Credit Corporation Merges with Bank of the West

 Solidifying its position as one of the premier RV and marine lenders nationwide, Bank of the West announced today that Essex Credit...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Bank of the West named Best Private Bank and Best Commercial Bank in the Western United States by World Finance Magazine

 Bank of the West today announced that its Commercial Banking Group (CBG) and Wealth Management Group (WMG) were named 2014 Best Commercial...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
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New Research Reveals Most Small Business Owners Have "No Regrets" Despite Facing Great Odds Starting and Running a Business

 Starting and sustaining a small business is no small feat, but according to a new study, more than nine in 10 (92 percent) small business...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Wade Balliet Assumes Expanded Role as Chief Investment Advisor for Bank of the West

Bank of the West today announced that Wade Balliet, senior vice president and CFA, has been named chief investment advisor for Bank of the...

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...