A group of progressive
community-oriented individuals purchased Centennial Bank Holdings,
Inc. in January, 1993. Two small community banks were included
in that purchase the Eaton Bank of Eaton, Colorado, and Farmers
Bank, also of Eaton.
returning the tradition of Farmers Bank to Ault, Colorado, the
Holding Co. sold that bank to a group of community investors.
During the mid 90's the Eaton Bank grew in assets and opened a
number of branches east of I-25. Overwhelming individual and community
demand along the I-25 corridor for a caring, responsive, locally-owned
bank led to expansion and a name change to Centennial Bank of
the West during the late 90's. This was a change of name only,
and our ownership and banking philosophy remain the same to this
day. Outstanding acceptance and unprecedented growth of Centennial
Bank made it the "Local Favorite" and eleven branches now serve
the communities of Eaton, Greeley, Fort Collins, Windsor, Loveland,
Longmont, and Berthoud.
Today more than 200
employees in seven Northern Colorado cities make up our Centennial
Centennial Bank of
the West has a distinguished group of directors encompassing two
university presidents, a progressive developer, and prominent
members of the Northern Colorado business community.
satisfaction and unparalleled service have increased our total
assets from $27 million to almost $600 million. Our loan portfolio
includes agricultural, commercial, construction, real estate and
consumer loans. Friendly service is not just a slogan at our bank
. . . it's a personality trait. That is why everyone's switching
to the "Local Favorite," Centennial Bank of the West