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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
The health, safety and well-being of our customers, employees and communities continues to be our top priority. At this time, our branch lobbies will be available by appointment only. We encourage you to use our drive-thrus, which will be open during normal business hours, online and mobile banking and our ATM network. You can schedule an appointment by calling your local banker. Read more.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized between September 15 to October 15.

It’s roots go back to 1968, beginning on the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. 

Great Western Bank honors the contributions of those with a Hispanic heritage to our company, our country’s history, future growth and continued success. 

Gabriela Vargas Avalos
Gabriela Vargas Avalos, Branch Manager II

“Working with people from different backgrounds has helped me value them and the opportunity to have an open mind in regards to other cultures. 

Treating my clients fairly and at the same time avoiding stereotyping based on their race, ethnicity or the way they look helps build their trust in me which produces good relationships and great results.” 

Isabel Morales, Business Banker II

"By participating in cultural events I hope to transfer the language and traditions of my heritage to my grandchildren so that they too will connect with their heritage and celebrate their uniqueness for years to come."


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