The Purposeful Banker Awards

honoring the best in the industry.

In 2017, we set out to recognize financial institutions and bankers who are making a tremendous impact within their organizations and the community. Over the years, incredible bankers have walked across the BankOnPurpose stage to collect their well-earned and deserved awards. Nominate a bank or banker today!



Award Descriptions

  • Commercial Banker of the Year

    Commercial Banker
    of the Year

    What: This commercial banker has shown tremendous success and results in their every day duties over the past year. They’ve built strong customer relationships and have served their customers well.

    Who should apply? If you know of an outstanding commercial banker who went above and beyond in their field by closing a large deal, maintaining or saving an important relationship, etc. within the past year, they’d be the perfect candidate. If you think that person is you… go ahead and nominate yourself! Don’t worry. We won’t tell anyone.

  • Consumer Banker of the Year

    Consumer Banker
    of the Year

    What: This consumer banker has shown tremendous success and results in their every day duties. They’ve built strong customer relationships and have served their customers well.

    Who should apply? If you know of an outstanding consumer banker who went above and beyond in their field by closing an important or difficult deal, maintaining or saving an important relationship, etc. within the past year, they’d be the perfect candidate. If you think that person is you… go ahead and nominate yourself! Don’t worry. We won’t tell anyone.

  • Most Innovative Financial Institution

    Most Innovative Financial Institution
    of the Year

    What: This bank or credit union underwent an innovation project within the past couple of years and has seen tremendous success from their efforts.

    Who should apply? If you are part of an outstanding team or bank who braved the steep trek of innovation, overcame adversity during the process, and has seen tremendous results from their tech initiatives, nominate them today.

  • Most Philanthropic Financial Institution of the Year

    Most Philanthropic Financial Institution
    of the Year

    What: This bank or credit union has shown up in their community and has made a big impact within the past year.

    Who should apply? Are you a part of a financial institution or do you know a financial institution who has gone to great lengths to make an impact in their community with their philanthropic efforts? Then, they’re the bank for this award!

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