Western Independent Bankers is proud to announce we are once again accepting nominations for two distinguished awards: the 2017 WIB Community Banker of the Year and the 2017 WIB Bank of the Year.  Revered by professionals and financial institutions across the West Coast, these awards honor an enduring impact on local communities, exceptional bank performance, and industry innovation. 

Do you know a banker who continuously exceeds the standard for community involvement? Perhaps you work for a bank that has developed proven strategies for success or has separated itself through unique practices or innovation.  If so, please submit your nominations by February 21, 2017.  Voting will begin on February 22nd and continue through March 1st. 

Throughout our 2017 Annual Conference, the top nominees in each category will be recognized for their remarkable achievements.  Banker of the Year will be presented during the Farewell Party, and Bank of the Year during the closing general session. 

The nomination period has ended. View the Nominees below:

Bank Nominees                    Banker Nominees

2016 Bank of the Year Winner

2016 Banker of the Year Winner