Bank Independent Ranks Nationally in Forbes Best-in-State Banks for 2021



Sheffield, Ala.− Friday, June 25, 2021 – Bank Independent has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual nationwide list of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021 and ranks number 1 in the State of Alabama for a second year in a row. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on June 24, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

Forbes Best-In-State Banks 2021 is comprised of the top banks based on the results of independent surveys involving approximately 25,000 U.S. consumers who were asked to rate the financial institutions at which they have or have had checking accounts.

 

Participants made recommendations regarding overall satisfaction; they also assessed banks and credit unions in the following areas: ‘Trust,’ ‘Terms & Conditions,’ ‘Branch Services,’ ‘Digital Services,’ and ‘Financial Advice.’ Based on the results of the study, Bank Independent is ecstatic to be recognized as one of Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best-In-State Banks.

 

“I want to thank our customers who made the Forbes Best-in-State Bank 2021 award possible for a second year in a row,’ said Rick Wardlaw, CEO of Bank Independent.  “The past year, operating through a pandemic, presented many challenges and opportunities to meet and exceed your expectations.  Thank you for trusting us to meet your financial needs.  On behalf of our more than 600 Bank Independent team members who strive every day to provide excellent customer service with the end goal of creating raving fans, we’re truly honored.”

 

Bank Independent has been serving the needs of the community since 1947.

 

https://www.forbes.com/best-in-state-banks/

 

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 28 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 of our employees 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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For more information, press only:

Bank Independent, Marketing Department for Bank Independent, (256) 386-5000, ma@bibank.com

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