12:02 pm CDT, Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Greatest Hometown Bank merges vinto First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo
COLLINSVILLE — Greatest Hometown Bank has formally merged into First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo.
The bank’s two Madison County places, in Collinsville and Maryville, will now be First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo places, increasing First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo’s attain to 10 cities in 5 counties with 13 banking facilities.
First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo President, Rick Parks, mentioned that, whereas the title has modified, clients will nonetheless see the identical acquainted faces and revel in the identical private service they’ve come to anticipate.
“The same employees that customers enjoyed working with at Best Hometown Bank will still be there,” mentioned Parks. “Best Hometown Bank has been serving the Madison County area for over 133 years. We value that history and are excited about the opportunity to build on the strong tradition. First National Bank of Waterloo has been serving its customers for 108 years and for all the reasons people were Best Hometown Bank customers, we think they’ll feel right at home at First National Bank of Waterloo, and we look forward to giving them many reasons to proudly say, ‘That’s My Bank!’”
Parks famous he’s conscious the Greatest Hometown Bank eagle, which sits on high of the flagpole in Collinsville, is taken into account a landmark in the neighborhood so that they determined to maintain it.
First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo Board Chairman and CEO, Gary Hemmer mentioned the choice was made to totally merge the 2 banks to raised serve clients and provide new services. First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo can also be putting in new ATMs at each banking facilities, which permits for added comfort.
“Like Best Hometown Bank, First National Bank of Waterloo is a community bank that shares the same values and commitment to supporting the Collinsville and Maryville communities,” mentioned Hemmer. “However, what differentiates us is the additional technology and banking resources we are able to provide. Fully merging the banks allows us to offer customers those additional services seamlessly while still maintaining our core focus on customer relationships.”
First Nationwide Bank of Waterloo is a full-service group bank serving the monetary wants of its clients since 1912. It has greater than $650 million in complete property and 13 banking facilities in Waterloo, Columbia, Millstadt, O’Fallon, Dupo, Smithton, Effingham, Stewardson, Collinsville and Maryville.
For extra data go to www.fnbwaterloo.bank or cease by any of its banking facilities.