For eighty years, Western Independent Bankers (WIB) has provided a bridge of opportunity for community banks across the Western United States, promoting a continuous network of shared information and establishing itself as a leader in peer-focused education. WIB advances a landscape of learning throughout its members’ careers and across all key functional areas of banking. Whether experienced in-person, in-bank, or online, WIB strives to meet the budget needs and learning preferences of each institution.
Annually, WIB offers more than 150 educational programs tailored to help community bankers maintain a strong competitive edge. Members join WIB to take advantage of an extensive network of community bankers, industry professionals, and progressive innovators. By participating in the WIB community, members gain access to exceptional learning opportunities, as well as superior, often discounted products and services through WIB’s Endorsed Product Partner and Premier Solutions Provider programs.
WIB serves 13 Western states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and U.S. Territories and offers membership to banks as well as banking service providers.