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Bank Independent Holds Ribbon Cutting for South Huntsville

Sheffield, Ala.− Thursday, June 13, 2024 - Bank Independent, a leading financial institution in North Alabama, celebrated the ribbon cutting of its new sales office in South Huntsville on Tuesday, June 11. The event, which included an open house, was attended by Bank Independent executives, team members, and leaders from Huntsville and Madison County.

South-HSV-1"We are thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of our new South Huntsville office," said Rick Wardlaw, CEO of Bank Independent. Two years ago, we declared that Bank Independent was ‘Built to Serve, Not to Sell,’ so as we commemorate our 10th anniversary in Madison County, we remain committed to providing exceptional financial services for our customers but also investing in our nearly 700 team members.”

The new office, located at 9010 Memorial Parkway SW, marks the fourth Bank Independent location in Huntsville and the sixth in Madison County. Crystal Green will serve as the Sales Officer for the office, while Jill Waltress will serve as the Sales Manager.

"The most important thing we do is build our culture. We spend a lot of time intentionally creating a culture of service for our communities because that's what we were founded to do,” Bank Independent President Macke Mauldin said. “Seventy-seven years later, we've grown from $1 million to $2.7 billion, with 33 offices throughout North Alabama. We're proud to be here in Huntsville and South Huntsville, and we look forward to a prosperous future for the whole community."

Bank Independent is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first Madison County location this year. Over the past decade, the bank has experienced significant growth in the county, culminating in the opening of its sixth sales office and fourth new office in the past year.South-HSV-6

"We initially came into Madison County with the goal of proving that we could be a community-oriented, service-oriented bank,” Huntsville City President, DeMarco McClain said. “I'm proud to say that ten years later, we're celebrating a decade of success. We now have six locations in Madison County and 60 employees. We look forward to being an integral part of the South Huntsville community and to many more years of prosperity."

Expansion in Madison County includes the five-story office building at 225 Holmes Ave in early 2023, the Hampton Cove office in the summer of 2023, and the recent opening of the West Madison office in 2024. These developments underscore Bank Independent's unwavering commitment to serving the community and providing exceptional financial services to its customers.


About Bank Independent

Since 1947, Bank Independent has taken pride in serving the customers who count on us to be there for them when they need us most. With 33 traditional Sales Offices across North Alabama, an on-campus Deshler Tiger Branch, and the Digital Sales Office, we’re committed to providing the best service, designing the most desired products, and creating an overall excellent experience for each and every customer. As a local community bank, we believe in building relationships that run deep and last. All our team members reside in our local communities and believe in giving back through volunteering. To become part of a bank that makes a positive difference in people’s lives, visit us at bibank.com.



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