In 2004, a group of local business leaders joined together with
a shared vision for our community. All too familiar with the
changing impersonal face of banking, they saw the opportunity
for and increasing need in our community for a more intimate
bank. A bank that focuses on the specific needs of local neighborhood
businesses and the families they serve. And a bank that treats
customers not as a number, yet with a highly personalized,
professional and courteous approach.
The leaders utilized their combined experience in banking, finance
and business, and borne from their vision came Pacific West Bank.
Established and headquartered in West Linn, Pacific West Bank
fulfills an essential local need, giving rise to a new concept
in true community banking.
The Bank Organizers, Directors and Staff live in and raise families
in the surrounding neighborhoods. We volunteer time and energies
to worthwhile area causes and forge lifelong bonds with the residents,
businesses, schools and organizations that are the lifeblood
of our communities. We are invested in our neighborhoods as
well as in the success of our Bank. Yet more importantly, we
are invested in the financial success of our customers and clients.
Our slogan, Banking on Relationships, sums up in three words
our uncommon approach. We are about getting to know you, your
needs, your future financial goals and aspirations, and working
together towards those goals. We are about greeting you by name
when you walk into our branch and having a cup of coffee together
to get caught up. We are about building a long-term banking relationship
based on your needs, interests and trust. If this sounds more
appealing than a bank merely interested in saying next! at
the teller line or selling you the product of the month let's