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Bank of the West is a strong and prudently managed bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years.

For more than 135 years, our bank’s foundation has been our relationships with customers.

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Press Releases

Oct 10, 2018

Need cash? Bank of the West adds ATMs in Denver and Sacramento

Bank of the West branded 143 machines – all located within one of the nation’s largest drug store chains – across the Denver and Sacramento metro areas through an agreement with ATM owner/operator Cardtronics. This triples the total number of cash access locations for Bank of the West customers in Denver, and nearly quadruples ATM locations in Sacramento.

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Thoughts From Our Leadership Team

  • Nandita Bakhshi

    -Nandita Bakhshi
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West
    Chief Executive Officer of BancWest
    Co-Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas USA Inc.

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  • Ryan Bailey

    -Ryan Bailey
    Executive Vice President and Head of the Retail Banking Group

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  • Pierre Ramadier, Senior Executive Vice President

    -Pierre Ramadier
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Group Head, Wealth Management

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  • Jean Marc Torre

    -Jean-Marc Torre
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Commercial Banking Group

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  • Emma Pertat

    -Emma Pertat
    Senior Executive Vice President, General Auditor

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  • Raj Gopal, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

    -Raj Gopal
    Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
    Risk Management

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  • Dan Cozine

    -Dan Cozine
    Managing Director, Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking Group

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  • Karin Lockovitch

    -Karin Lockovitch
    Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

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  • -Sheri Paulo
    Executive Vice President, Chief HR Officer

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  • Ben Stuart

    -Benjamin Stuart
    Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

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  • Vanessa Washington

    -Vanessa Washington
    Senior Executive Vice President

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Awards Gallery

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  • 2017

    Best Client Initiative for Strategic Philanthropy and Purpose Investments, Family Wealth Advisors

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  • Private Asset Management


    Best Client Service, Highly Commended by Private Asset Management Magazine

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  • Kantar tns award for retail banking excellence


    Choice Award for Excellence in Consumer Retail Banking in the Western US, 2017

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