WHO WE ARE
As a bank for banks, our partners enjoy a wide array of banking and technology services, backed by experts who will match you with the best solutions to help you stay ahead of your competitors.
Headquartered in Madison, Wis., we serve banks throughout the Midwest with additional locations in the Chicago, Des Moines and Indianapolis areas. Most of our specialized services are available to assist banks located anywhere in the United States.
Always your partner — never your competitor. ™
Our mission is to enhance the value of community-based financial institutions by delivering the highest quality products and services at competitive pricing, while providing a return to shareholders.
We’re not a retail bank; therefore, we do not compete with our clients for market or charters.
SUPPORTING BANKS SINCE 1981
Founded as Wisconsin’s Independent Bank, everything we do helps build stronger relationships with our partners, communities and employees. And as the need for more banking solutions grows, we’ll continue to enhance and hone our offerings to help make your bank better.
Wisconsin Independent Bank opens as 3rd in the nation.
We formed Bankers Bancorporation, Inc.
We officially changed the name of Wisconsin’s Independent Bank to Bankers’ Bank of Wisconsin.
While other technologies have since taken its place, we invented SatisFAXion (daily cash management summaries via fax).
Bankers’ Bank of Wisconsin was shortened to Bankers’ Bank.
We expanded our business and offerings to Iowa.
We became the largest provider of ICL (Image Cash Letter) to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
We expanded our banking solutions to Illinois.
We opened our Indiana office.
We became a founding member of the Faster Payments Council.
We reached the $25 billion mark for safekeeping!
We invented FireSAFE, a report delivery tool with enhanced tools to make it easy for users to locate and access their reports.
Starting with only three employees in 1981, we grew to having over 140 employees!
Our stock price hit $4,459. (It was only $200 in 1981!)
We reached 3,700 in-person bank visits. This was a huge milestone for us as we pride ourselves on being present and visible for our partners.
We reached $100 million on loan participations (annual basis).
We implemented the first-ever Funding Agent customer on the RTP® Network.
By utilizing the latest technologies, we’re able to provide you with the best tools and solutions so you can stay competitive and meet the demands of your customers.