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Jul 26, 2016, 09:49 ET Small Business Owners Put Everything They Have Into Their Businesses-- Nearly Nine in 10 Say It's All Worth It

More than eight in 10 small business owners (82%) say they put everything they have into their business, according to the second annual Bank of the...


Jul 15, 2016, 15:51 ET Bank of the West Celebrates 25th Year as Title Sponsor of the Bank of the West Classic

Bank of the West celebrates its 25th year as title sponsor of the Bank of the West Classic this summer when it returns to Palo Alto July 18-24,...


Jul 14, 2016, 13:00 ET Bank of the West Announces it Will Provide Customers with an Enhanced Online and Mobile Shopping Experience with Masterpass by Mastercard

 Bank of the West,  a leading regional financial services company, announced today its customers will have access to fast, simple and...


Jul 12, 2016, 11:59 ET Bank of the West Appoints Banking Veteran Mary Smith to Head Atlanta Office and Strengthen Southeast Presence

 Bank of the West announced today that Mary Smith has joined its Commercial Banking Group (CBG) as Regional Manager overseeing its Atlanta...


Jun 24, 2016, 13:41 ET Bank of the West Announces Winners of the San Francisco-based 2016 International Hackathon Hosted in Partnership with BNP Paribas

 Bank of the West, in partnership with parent company BNP Paribas, announced the winners of its second annual International Hackathon, which...


Jun 03, 2016, 11:00 ET Bank of the West Grows Presence in La Jolla with New Full-Service Business Banking Branch

 Bank of the West today announced the addition of its new business banking branch located at 4180 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 150, La Jolla,...


May 20, 2016, 10:00 ET Bank of the West and BNP Paribas Host Second Annual International Hackathon Held June 17-19 at Galvanize in San Francisco

 Bank of the West, in partnership with parent company BNP Paribas, will host the 2016 international hackathon, which takes place simultaneously...


May 10, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Creates New Community Ambassador Role: Full-Time Professional Will Be Embedded In The Nonprofit Sector

Bank of the West today announced its new Community Ambassador role that will provide a full-time banking professional embedded within a nonprofit...


May 05, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of the West's Kirsten Garen and Jenny Flores among "San Francisco Business Times'" Bay Area 2016 Most Influential Women in Business

 Bank of the West announced today that two members of its leadership team – Kirsten Garen, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief...


May 03, 2016, 12:00 ET Mike Wamsganz New Head of Retail Banking in Rocky Mountain Region at Bank of the West

Bank of the West announced today the promotion of Executive Vice President Mike Wamsganz as Rocky Mountain Division Executive in the bank's...


May 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Bank of the West Opens the First HOPE Inside Center in Colorado

Bank of the West announced today that it is opening Colorado's first HOPE Inside Center in collaboration with national nonprofit Operation HOPE to...


Apr 28, 2016, 14:00 ET Bank of the West Partners with San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to Bring Art, Culture and Education to the West

Today the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) unveiled the Photography Interpretive Gallery sponsored by Bank of the West to reporters in...


Apr 27, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Expands Presence in New Mexico with New Wealth Management Center in Albuquerque

 Bank of the West today announced the opening of a new wealth management center in Albuquerque, located at 500 Marquette NW, Suite 100, to...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:00 ET Bank of the West Promotes Money Management Skills Among K-12 Students In Honor of National Financial Capability Month

 Bank of the West today announced its ongoing support of National Financial Capability Month in April, a month designated by a United States...


Apr 26, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Expands Presence in Southern California with New Wealth Management Center in Pasadena

Bank of the West announces the opening of a new wealth management center in Pasadena, located at 587 East Colorado Boulevard, to service...


Apr 25, 2016, 01:00 ET United States Tops Philanthropic Giving According to the 2016 BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index

According to the fourth annual BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index by Forbes Insights, the United States remains the leader globally in...


Mar 21, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Grows Presence in Phoenix with New Full-Service Business Banking Branch

 Bank of the West today announced the opening of its new business banking branch in Phoenix, located at 2555 East Camelback Road, Suite 160....


Mar 17, 2016, 13:00 ET Bank of the West's Premium Wine Group Expertise Expands - Now Wine & Beverage Group

Building on the expertise of its Premium Wine Group, Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group announced today the broadening of its wine...


Mar 16, 2016, 14:15 ET Bank of the West names Nandita Bakhshi as President

 Bank of the West, a BNP Paribas subsidiary, today announced the appointment of Nandita Bakhshi as President and CEO-designate effective April...


Mar 03, 2016, 12:30 ET Taralee Muhli Joins Bank of the West as Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer

 Bank of the West announced today that Taralee Muhli has joined the company as vice president, SBA Business Development Officer. In this new...


Mar 03, 2016, 12:00 ET Kalee Chrissanthos Joins Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group's Asset-Based Lending Team

 Bank of the West announced today that Kalee Chrissanthos has joined the Bank's Commercial Banking Group as the Asset-Based Lending (ABL)...


Feb 18, 2016, 12:00 ET Sean Conlon Joins Bank of the West to Accelerate Healthcare Initiative

 Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group (CBG) today announced the appointment of Sean Conlon as managing director and head of the new...


Feb 16, 2016, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Promotes Members of its Southern California Wealth Management Team

 Bank of the West Wealth Management Group announced today the promotions of several key executives within the organization in its Southern...


Feb 08, 2016, 13:00 ET 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 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...