Eight Unexpected Ways Your Banker Can Support Your Business

Eight things your company’s banker should already be doing
Business planning
Written By:
Doug Stephenson, SVP, Northern California Commercial Division Director
Banker showing couple paperwork

Now more than ever, it’s important to have a knowledgeable banker who can anticipate your company’s needs and offer much more than financing. In addition to helping you navigate unfamiliar aspects of doing business in an ever-changing environment, this extended member of your team should challenge conventional wisdom and offer strategies you haven’t thought of. 

Expect your banker to:

  • Listen, learn and understand your business and industry
  • Offer innovative strategies and solutions to support your success

  • Collaborate with bank colleagues in treasury management, trade finance and commercial real estate to offer robust solutions tailored to your needs

  • Connect you with other experts at the bank and in the community

  • Assist with major transitions such as succession planning

  • Support your understanding of key topics such as cyber security

  • Respond quickly when you have questions or ideas to discuss

  • Be technologically savvy, yet personally connected

Given the importance of your company to you, your employees and the community, you deserve comprehensive, personalized service from a banker you know and trust.