Gate City Bank Voted Best Bank in Bismarck and Mandan
August 26, 2016
Gate City Bank is proud to be named Best Bank in the Bismarck-Mandan area in the Bismarck Tribune’s Best of the Best 2016. At Gate City Bank, our mission is to invest in customers, communities, and employees For a Better Way of Life.® With 36 locations in 19 communities across ND and western MN, Gate City Bank has been serving customers since 1923. We continue to grow households and customers significantly each year and opened two new locations in 2016 including Bismarck Sunrise Town Centre and Fargo Woodhaven. Gate City Bank continues to grow and has $1.9 billion in assets along with strong capital to ensure stability in the future.
What makes Gate City Bank the Best of the Best? When we say we’re your hometown bank, we mean it. We are truly part of the communities we serve. We make a difference every day in our communities through our acts of kindness which include volunteerism and philanthropic giving. We’re dedicated to going above and beyond to deliver a WOW experience for our customers and our team members. As a financial leader who embraces innovation, we provide the highest quality services that help our customers build a better way of life.
As your hometown bank, we’re your friends and neighbors. We see banking as a personal relationship and a personal commitment to each and every customer. We take the time to get to know you and understand your needs. Our goal is to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere and deliver our services with professionalism, friendliness, and a genuine desire to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
Gate City Bank is committed to offering unique checking, savings, and loan programs, and are proud to be the top mortgage lender in North Dakota with locally approved, financed, and serviced home loans. With the new BetterLife™ Student Loan Program, Gate City Bank is also helping college graduates who want to purchase a home by offering a unique student loan to help reduce monthly payments. We are also proud to offer checking customers FREE ATM’s anywhere with unlimited ATM fee refunds, saving customers $20.7 million in ATM fees since 2006.
In 2015, Gate City Bank team members volunteered over 11,700 hours and helped over 360 organizations. In addition, our philanthropic giving provided a value of more than $1.7 million to organizations across the state of North Dakota and western Minnesota. We continue to grow in our volunteer efforts and philanthropic giving.
We give back to our communities every day through our Acts of Kindness program. Our Acts of Kindness program aims to make a difference in our communities through volunteerism and philanthropic giving. Acts of Kindness range anywhere from donating needed supplies to local shelters to significant donations. We are also proud to partner with a variety of organizations to provide volunteers at events including March of Dimes Bowls for Babies and United Way.
Our culture also values helping our team members make an impactful difference within our community. We inspire our team members to offer their time and energy to organizations and projects they are passionate about that benefit our communities. We also offer matching gift programs for monetary donations, volunteer time and disaster and mission outreach to maximize our team member’s community impact.
With over 600 employees, we know we need the best team members to provide the finest service. That’s why we foster a work environment that encourages career development and innovation, rewards excellence in customer service, and promotes a family-friendly atmosphere. Gate City Bank is committed to making the lives of our team members better by investing in them with a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefit package. We take pride in providing a stable, flexible, and fun work environment. Many of our team members have been with us for many years, or even their entire careers. We are known for longevity with our team members because we have a reputation where their hard work and talents are valued.
We’re proud to be chosen the Best of the Best in banking for Bismarck-Mandan. What really makes us proud is to be chosen by you, our customers. You choose us to handle your finances and provide you with the services that help you achieve your goals in your personal life and your business life. We’re also proud that our employees choose Gate City Bank for a career path where they can grow, innovate, and contribute to their communities. At Gate City Bank, you can always rely on friendly, professional service, and a dedication to going above and beyond to build a better way of life for our customers, employees, and communities.
For additional information and a complete list of winners by category, visit www.bistrib.com/best/.