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Bank Independent ranks nationally in Forbes’ Best-in-State Banks for 2020

Bank Independent has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual nationwide list of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2020 and ranks No. 1 in the state of Alabama.

This award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

“I want to thank our customers who made the Forbes Best-in-State Bank 2020 award possible,’ said Rick Wardlaw, CEO of Bank Independent. “I also want to congratulate the more than 600 Bank Independent team members who strive every day to provide excellent customer service with the end goal of creating raving fans. This prestigious award is a reflection of your dedication.”

Forbes Best-In-State Banks 2020 list honors the top banks based on the results of independent surveys involving approximately 25,000 U.S. consumers who were asked to rate the financial institutions at which they have or have had checking accounts.

Participants made recommendations regarding overall satisfaction; they also assessed banks and credit unions in the areas of trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.

The awards list was announced June 25 and can be viewed on the Forbes website, www.forbes.com/best-in-state-banks.

Bank Independent has been serving the needs of the community since 1947. With 28 traditional sales offices across north Alabama and one digital sales office, the bank is “committed to providing the best service, designing the most desired products and creating an overall excellent experience for each and every customer.”