Working hard. Asking questions. Planning ahead. Taking care of customers. Forever First®.
And that's a trust we've taken seriously every day we've been in business. For every First Western customer, now or in the future, we make a simple promise: We will always live and work by the values that have distinguished First Western since the day we opened our doors.
Forever First is our commitment to the people, businesses and communities who rely on us to be the best we can be. As we say in our advertising, "Money isn't everything. But so much depends on what you do with your money."
First Western Bank. Forever First®.
First Western Bank & Trust Company is a North Carolina state-chartered commercial bank headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Western BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA/FCNCB), a Delaware financial holding company also headquartered in Raleigh. Get an overview of First Western, a company that has grown to more than $31 billion in assets.
Through the years, we’ve grown our company on the kind of fundamental values that never go out of style: Working hard, working with integrity, listening to what our customers have to say and taking the long term view. We don’t chase short-term fads and gimmicks; instead, we believe in making sound decisions that create real security and growth for years — and generations — yet to come.
We’re committed to reflecting the rich diversity of the communities where we live and do business. We strive to enable and encourage all our associates to achieve their full potential by contributing to business success and service excellence.
No matter how you choose to bank with First Western, the security of your financial information is among our highest priorities. Take steps to protect yourself online and off.
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Our corporate governance practices reflect the high ethical principles that guide us at every level. We make our Code of Ethics, Bylaws and Corporate Governance Guidelines available for your review so that you can see how we define our business practices.