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Why We
Exist

Like you, we had a vision. We saw a need for a bank in our community that would focus on small to medium-sized businesses—a bank that was willing to take a chance on the success of our clients by focusing on what is best for them.

In 1993, a few business owners had an idea.

These local men and women were the pioneers of a new idea: entrepreneurs serving other entrepreneurs. These forward-thinking founders shared a vision of how they would deliver banking services differently than your traditional bank. They wanted to better serve small businesses—the backbone of the community. They fueled opportunity through their vision to be personal, responsive and flexible with banking solutions. Today we still recognize this vision and are grateful for the direction that was set by our founding shareholders.

Because we’ve traveled that long, bumpy road, we know that each mile has its challenges. But each time an obstacle is overcome, the momentum goes forward. When we identify opportunities, we don’t assign limits. You’re a business owner because you saw an opportunity that others couldn’t see or were afraid to reach for. You already have what it takes, but if you need more, let us be your guide along the road to success. Let us fuel your opportunity.

Much is claimed by financial organizations that say they are community-focused. American National Bank was born right here. To us, being community-driven means having an ingrained commitment to leading and participating in grassroots efforts that benefit all who live here in our community.

When you win, we all win.

Our Core Values

  • SERVANT LEADERSHIP – Meet the legitimate needs of others.
  • CURIOSITY – Ask better questions to get better results.
  • GROWTH – Seek to improve what’s around us.
  • LISTENING – Taking the time to hear and understand.
  • PERSISTENCE – Working goals to completion in the face of adversity.