Great Western Bank is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month this month.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

We Are Better Together

The annual observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 15th to October 15th celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American Citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. Integrity, respect and family are the values that build the foundation of the Hispanic community. At Great Western Bank, we share those values and celebrate them with you not only during Hispanic Heritage Month but throughout the year, too. We are here to support your needs and help you achieve your goals, whether it be starting or growing a business, purchasing a home, saving for retirement or simply getting started on your financial journey, we know that together, we can accomplish great things so you can be successful. 

Find a Spanish Speaking Banker

Here are a few of our talented bi-lingual Spanish speaking bankers, for a listing of additional bankers in your area, please contact your local GWB branch. Please note, we cannot offer full service, products or disclosures in Spanish. 
Grace Lopez, Branch Manager, Eloy, AZ.
Grace Lopez
Branch Manager
712 Main St., Eloy, AZ 85131
Cristina, Personal Banker, Omaha, NE
Cristina Aguilar
Personal Banker
4718 L St., Omaha, NE 68117
Isabel, Casa Grande, AZ
Isabel Morales
Buisness Banker ||
1300 E. Florence Blvd., Casa Grande, AZ, 85122
Ramon, Marshalltown, IA
Ramon Ibarra-Ledezma
Personal Banker
11 N. First Ave., Marshalltown, IA 50158
Lissa Giesen
Personal Banker
57 & Louise, Sioux Falls, SD 57108

A Year Round Commitment to Community 

Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation 

Midland Latino Community Development Corp’s partnership with Great Western Bank through the Making Life Great Grants Program has provided Latinos with opportunities to generate economic growth by providing financing products, development services and community development that advances their ability to develop a sustainable future in the Midlands. Great Western Bank’s contributions have supported a micro-lending program, supported childcare and assisted in small business development for Latino’s. 

Latino Familia Initiative 

LFI is a nonprofit organization network that is dedicated to engaging Pinal County families in community action centered on Hispanic issues. Once per year they sponsor a Hispanic Leadership Institute, which promotes the development of individuals for increased participation in leadership roles and serves as a principal education and networking resource for expertise and advocacy on leadership issues affecting the Latino community. Great Western Bank has sponsored employees in attending this leadership course to develop leaders in the communities we serve from within our own employee base.

Guadalupe Community Shelter 

The Guadalupe Community Shelter provides residents with a matched specialized case manager who helps guide residents through a 120 day program where they attend a series of classes on employment, housing, money management and life skills. Great Western Bank has made donations to support the mission of the shelter since 2016. 

El Rio Health Center

El Rio Health Center provides patients with integrated comprehensive quality of care with the ongoing vision to optimize their overall health and quality of life. Great Western Bank has partnered with El Rio for several years to provide free medical treatment and purchase an X-ray machine.  

Pinal Hispanic Council 

Great Western Bank has been a supporter of this scholarship program for 14 years, since the inception of the Committee. This Committee provides scholarships to students in Pinal County who demonstrate the core values aligned with Cesar Chavez including service to others, sacrifice, determination, non-violence, and community

Diversity & Inclusion at GWB

Great Western Bank is committed to increasing diversity and leveraging ideas and talents to maximize overall performance, culture and employee retention. The Diversity & Inclusion Council promotes this vision and oversees company-wide implementation of key objectives and programs. Learn more about the Diversity and Inclusion Council. 

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