Meet Mesa County relationship manager Heather Alber

Meet Mesa County relationship manager Heather Alber

January 19, 2022

Heather Alber is a relationship manager for Alpine Bank Mesa County. She’s lived in the community for 23 years and has served Alpine Bank customers for 13 years.  The community organizations she supports and serves with include Kids Aid, a nonprofit dedicated to supplying food and providing for the needs of children, and Hilltop Life …

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Meet Mesa County senior VP and regional operations officer Tara Bunnell

Meet Mesa County senior VP and regional operations officer Tara Bunnell

January 19, 2022

Tara Bunnell is a senior VP and regional operations officer for Alpine Bank Mesa County. She’s lived in the community for a quarter-century—and her residency tenure matches her time with Alpine Bank, also 25 years. Tara provides leadership in the community, too, as a board member with SummitWest Care and board president of the Mesa …

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Meet Mesa County Regional President Tyler Dahl

Meet Mesa County Regional President Tyler Dahl

January 18, 2022

Tyler Dahl is the regional president of Alpine Bank Mesa County. Tyler earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from Colorado Mesa University, and his Graduate School of Banking credentials from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Tyler was recruited into the Alpine Bank Officer Trainee program out of college …

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Alpine Bank wants to reward your child for good grades

Alpine Bank wants to reward your child for good grades

January 18, 2022

Our next Pays for As deadline is January 31. We’ll draw several winning report cards, which will receive $10 for As, 4s or Es; $5 for Bs, 3s or Ss for 5 main subjects. That means your child could earn up to $50. Email your child’s most recent report card to [email protected] or drop off at an Alpine …

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Where Heritage Meets the Horizon

Where Heritage Meets the Horizon

December 29, 2021

Some things just get better with age. Such is the case with the National Western Stock Show, a Denver institution since 1906. Every January, for 16 days, this boisterous event features rodeos, horse shows, the state’s largest Western trade show, and the most prominent livestock show in the country. Five public, private and nonprofit partners …

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Make retirement savings a new year objective

Make retirement savings a new year objective

December 15, 2021

By age 32, two out three young professionals haven’t started saving for retirement. The reasons vary from hefty student loan debt to not finding that first good job right out of college, or a less-than-stellar starting salary upon entering the workforce. Further, attitudes toward retirement have changed. Many young workers don’t want to wait decades …

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“North Mamm Peak,” by Lanny Grant

“North Mamm Peak,” by Lanny Grant

November 29, 2021

Lanny Grant resides near Silt, not far from where he grew up on his father’s ranch. Grant developed a love for the High Country of Colorado and the West during family camping and fishing trips that became sketching trips. Mostly self-taught, he began oil painting at the age of 10. Grant studied life drawing at …

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Everyday is Veterans Day

Everyday is Veterans Day

October 28, 2021

When you think about the sacrifice our American military men and women have made for this country, it feels right to honor them on Veterans Day and every other day of the year. Veterans, we thank you for your service, which protects our freedom each and every day. We will not forget you. During the …

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Alpine Bank Awards Three Nonprofits $1,876 in Honor of Colorado Day

Alpine Bank Awards Three Nonprofits $1,876 in Honor of Colorado Day

September 29, 2021

Like the Colorado River, Alpine Bank was born and raised in Colorado. Colorado Day, the state’s anniversary of joining the union in 1876, is now officially recognized annually, on August 1. To celebrate in 2021, Alpine Bank leadership created a celebratory sweepstakes to reward volunteerism and the vital work of community nonprofits in the state. Participants …

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Be An Alpine Bank Mystery Shopper

Be An Alpine Bank Mystery Shopper

September 15, 2021

We’re recruiting Mystery Shoppers to measure our staff’s performance and enhance the success of our customer service training. We’ve hired a company, Second To None, Inc. to assist us with this program. If you’d like to join Second To None’s customer evaluation team to provide valuable feedback to Alpine Bank, and receive compensation for your time and …

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Better Banking Tool for Online & Mobile Coming 9-28

Better Banking Tool for Online & Mobile Coming 9-28

September 15, 2021

You’ve been asking for a seamless, easy-to-use online banking and mobile app for banking from home, work or the hills. Alpine Bank is delivering, offering more features and more security in our new platform that will launch on Tuesday, September 28. Our test users have given the new online banking platform and mobile app some …

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Alpine Bank Boulder Thanksgiving Day Fun Run & Boulder Volunteer of the Year

Alpine Bank Boulder Thanksgiving Day Fun Run & Boulder Volunteer of the Year

August 31, 2021

Celebrate giving and gratitude with us! On Thursday, November 25, 2021, dress in cozy layers and lace up the running shoes for the Thanksgiving Day Fun Run, benefiting Boulder’s Harvest of Hope food pantry. The event takes place at Flat Iron Park. Instead of the traditional 5K race, this year it will be a 4M course. In-person event …

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“Moose in the Fall,” by Pixie Glore

“Moose in the Fall,” by Pixie Glore

August 31, 2021

Pixie Glore’s work reflects the adventure, power and beauty of the people and places she paints. Raised in Utah, where she often lived in the country, close to farmers and cowboys, she developed a sensitivity that expresses itself in her work, be it through the colors of the desert or emotions in her portraits and …

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Alpine Online & Alpine Mobile are Getting an Upgrade

Alpine Online & Alpine Mobile are Getting an Upgrade

August 18, 2021

You’ve been asking for a seamless, easy-to-use online banking and mobile app for banking from home, work or the hills. And coming September 28, Alpine Bank is delivering! This new online banking and mobile app will include enhanced security and a consistent look across all devices: your smartphone, tablet and computer screen. Account management is …

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You give back to Colorado. So do we!

You give back to Colorado. So do we!

June 30, 2021

Known as the Centennial State, Colorado entered the union as the 38th state on August 1, 1876, one hundred years after the American Revolution in 1776. That, along with Palisade Peaches and Olathe Corn, is a big point of pride for Coloradans. If you’ve been here for long you probably know that our state tree is …

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“Cimarron Alpenglow,” by Kellie Day

“Cimarron Alpenglow,” by Kellie Day

June 30, 2021

Kellie Day grew up in industrial towns in the Midwest. Her dad built coal-fired power plants and her mom is an artist. Day loves adventuring in the mountains and deserts of the Southwest. For years, she worked as a U.S. forest ranger and firefighter, and she climbed mountains around the world. Her adventurous spirit is …

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There’s a Temporary Coin Shortage. Why?

There’s a Temporary Coin Shortage. Why?

June 29, 2021

Currently, there’s an adequate overall amount of coins in the economy. But according the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, business and bank closures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted normal circulation patterns for U.S. coins. It resulted in slowed circulation and reduced inventories in some areas of the country during 2020. The Federal Reserve continues to …

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Debit Card Scams

Debit Card Scams

June 16, 2021

Consumers in the U.S. are now using debit cards more than ever, and consequently debit card fraud is also on the rise. Consumers need to be especially vigilant in protecting their debit card because most issuers don’t provide the same liability protection as they do with credit cards. There are three ways in particular that …

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Pays for A’s Drawing June 30

Pays for A’s Drawing June 30

June 16, 2021

For 30 years now, Alpine Bank has been rewarding school-age children for good grades. Kids from elementary school to high school can submit their report cards into a drawing and win up to $50. The Pays for A’s program now has two drawings each year, on January 31 and June 30. “Since its start, Alpine …

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“Mount Sopris,” by John Toly

“Mount Sopris,” by John Toly

May 24, 2021

Originally from Rock Springs, Wyoming, artist John Toly found his way to the Colorado mountains in the late ‘60s. He soon learned to ski and began painting watercolor landscapes. He found a happy home in Vail before moving to Aspen and eventually settling in Carbondale, where he still resides. He regularly paints watercolors with a …

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Alpine Bank’s Featured Student of the Month

Alpine Bank’s Featured Student of the Month

May 12, 2021

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Alpine Bank’s Featured Student of the Month

Alpine Bank’s Featured Student of the Month

May 12, 2021

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CARES and SECURE Acts and Your IRA

CARES and SECURE Acts and Your IRA

May 12, 2021

The rules for Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) have changed. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act changed the age when individuals must begin taking withdrawals from their retirement accounts. Someone born on or before June 30, 1949, was required to start getting RMDs for the year they reached the age of 70½. …

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Help to Heal: Boulder’s Grief Support Network

Help to Heal: Boulder’s Grief Support Network

April 28, 2021

Boulder’s Grief Support Network is offering Awakening through Grief Six-Week Yoga Therapy Program, a powerful introduction to the essential components of their somatic-based approach to grieving in the collective.  On a global scale, the Grief Support Network (GSN) believes humankind is experiencing grief of all kinds, and simultaneously being called to slow down and look …

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Meet the Alpine Bank Telluride Team!

Meet the Alpine Bank Telluride Team!

March 25, 2021

Alpine Bank is Near You in Telluride! Alpine Bank Telluride has been a part of the community for more than 30 years. Collectively, the Alpine Bank team has more than 100 years of banking experience. We love working, living and playing in this community. We believe in creating strong, long-lasting relationships and giving back. We …

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Meet the Alpine Bank Durango Team!

Meet the Alpine Bank Durango Team!

March 25, 2021

Alpine Bank is Near You in Durango! Historic Downtown Durango. Where Old West meets Southwest, Downtown Durango is a Nationally Registered Historic District and home to boutique hotels, award-winning restaurants, laid-back brewpubs, as well as fabulous art galleries, museums and shops. Alpine Bank opened its doors on Main Avenue in 2005 and was quickly recognized …

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Alpine Bank Wealth Management Q&A with Jesse Bopp, J.D., Vice President

Alpine Bank Wealth Management Q&A with Jesse Bopp, J.D., Vice President

March 23, 2021

Q: The SECURE Act rolled out in 2020, does it affect me? A: It depends. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) was signed into law December 2019, and put into practice in 2020. Here some key provisions from the SECURE Act that may apply to you:   Long-term, part-time workers may …

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Financial Savvy and Saving is Easy, with Alpine Bank’s Rewards Program

Financial Savvy and Saving is Easy, with Alpine Bank’s Rewards Program

March 23, 2021

Alpine Bank has a popular rewards program called Change Matters®, where each transaction made on an Alpine Bank Loyalty Visa® Debit Card is rounded up to the next whole dollar. The rounded-up amount is then transferred from a checking account into a designated Alpine Bank savings or money market account. Every quarter, Alpine Bank adds …

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Meet the Alpine Bank Montrose Team!

Meet the Alpine Bank Montrose Team!

March 23, 2021

Alpine Bank in South Montrose loves to support this community and its many varied events. Appreciate the outdoors at the nearby Black Canyon National Park or attend a rodeo or a concert at our new Montrose Events Center. We’re always looking to support local efforts that help make this one of the best and most …

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Jamie Saff, Assistant Vice President/Manager of Alpine Banks Ridgway and Ouray

Happy 20th Anniversary to Jamie Saff, Assistant Vice President/Manager of Alpine Banks Ridgway and Ouray

March 5, 2021

Jamie Saff is celebrating two decades with Alpine Bank! Jamie grew up in a small Alaskan town, so her adopted hometown, Ridgway, is a perfect fit for her. She loves exploring the mountains on the weekends with her husband and three children. Jamie enjoys all types of outdoor activities including paddle boarding and hiking. She …

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Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Summit County!

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Summit County!

February 22, 2021

Lot, Land, Construction & Permanent Mortgage Financing Options Looking for personalized, local guidance for your land or construction loan? Alpine Bank has flexible financing, local processing and knowledgeable lenders. In Summit County, Peter Ammon stands ready to help make your vision a reality. With Alpine Bank, you can be assured you get the right loan …

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Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Pitkin County!

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Pitkin County!

February 22, 2021

Lot, Land, Construction & Permanent Mortgage Financing Options Looking for personalized, local guidance for your land or construction loan? Alpine Bank has flexible financing, local processing and knowledgeable lenders. In Pitkin County, Erin Earley stands ready to help make your vision a reality. With Alpine Bank, you can be assured you get the right loan …

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Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Garfield County!

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Garfield County!

February 22, 2021

Lot, Land, Construction & Permanent Mortgage Financing Options Looking for personalized, local guidance for your land or construction loan? Alpine Bank has flexible financing, local processing and knowledgeable lenders. In Garfield County, Susie Campbell stands ready to help make your vision a reality. With Alpine Bank, you can be assured you get the right loan …

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Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Eagle County!

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Eagle County!

February 22, 2021

Lot, Land, Construction & Permanent Mortgage Financing Options Looking for personalized, local guidance for your land or construction loan? Alpine Bank has flexible financing, local processing and knowledgeable lenders. In Eagle County, Brian Nestor stands ready to help make your vision a reality. With Alpine Bank, you can be assured you get the right loan …

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Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Routt County

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Routt County

February 18, 2021

Looking for personalized, local guidance for your land or construction loan? Alpine Bank has flexible financing, local processing and knowledgeable lenders. In Steamboat and Routt County, Lily Lewis stands ready to help make your vision a reality.  With Alpine Bank, you can be assured you get the right loan for your needs. We offer lot …

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Never Miss a Thing: Topline Summary of Colorado News & More

Never Miss a Thing: Topline Summary of Colorado News & More

February 8, 2021

The Alpine E-Line is a complimentary, ad-free publication of Alpine Bank, delivered directly to your inbox on weekdays. The best part about it? It aggregates current news from the Colorado communities we serve in one convenient, concise enewsletter format. In addition to Colorado news, the E-Line provides national and global news highlights, plus business, mortgage …

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Alpine Bank Wealth Management Q&A with Amanda Miller, CFTA, Vice President

Alpine Bank Wealth Management Q&A with Amanda Miller, CFTA, Vice President

February 8, 2021

Life happens. Will you be ready? We all face life-changing events, both planned and unforeseen—from marriage and children, to finding a new job, sudden illness, divorce and caring for an aging parent. While you can’t always predict what lies ahead, one thing is certain: major life changes will require a reevaluation of your finances and …

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Manage your Debt and Expenses

Manage your Debt and Expenses

January 19, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic’s recent surge and coronavirus-related unemployment levels remaining high, many people are finding it increasingly difficult to keep on top of expenses and debts. If you are someone who has felt the economic impact of the pandemic and have seen your outstanding debt rise as a result, following are just a few …

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Unemployment Benefit Fraud

Unemployment Benefit Fraud

January 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the highest unemployment rates since the Great Depression. Adding to the misfortune, this has also created a ripe opportunity for scammers to steal Americans’ unemployment benefits. These false claims have been filed with information such as a social security number that may have been collected from a data breach. Below …

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Take Advantage of Alpine Bank’s Online Banking Services

Take Advantage of Alpine Bank’s Online Banking Services

December 15, 2020

As an Alpine Bank customer we encourage you to take full advantage of our wide array of online banking services. They are secure, easy to use and always available, 24/7, on any internet-connected device–with any Alpine Bank account. Would you like to take care of your banking at home? With our Alpine Online® banking service, …

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We are Colorado – Thanks to our Veterans!

We are Colorado – Thanks to our Veterans!

October 19, 2020

We are able to enjoy all that Colorado offers thanks to the sacrifices that our veterans have made through their military service to our country. Please join Alpine Bank in honoring our American military men and women on Veterans Day and every day. Help us contribute to local nonprofit organizations across our state, including those …

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Alpine Banks of Colorado Joins the OTCQX Best Market

Alpine Banks of Colorado Joins the OTCQX Best Market

September 16, 2020

Alpine Banks of Colorado, the holding company for Alpine Bank, is now publicly trading its Class B Common Stock shares on the OTCQX® Best Market. Look for us under the symbol “ALPIB”. Graduating to the OTCQX Market marks an important milestone for Alpine Bank, enabling it to maximize the value of being a public company …

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Get to know David High

Get to know David High

September 1, 2020

No need to settle for just any home. Instead, turn to David High, our home and construction loan expert, when it’s time to buy that ideal plot of land or to build your dream home.  David is local. He has lived in Steamboat for 28 years and worked in Lending for 22 years. He’s an Owner …

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How can I bank from home, work, or the hills?

How can I bank from home, work, or the hills?

June 18, 2020

It’s easy to bank anytime, anywhere with AlpineMobile[1]. As an Alpine Bank customer, you can stay on top of your finances from wherever you are 24/7. You must already be enrolled in Alpine Online®[2]. Then once you are enrolled, you can sign up for AlpineMobile, and you can use your web-enabled device or a cell …

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Five Ways to Offer Excellent Customer Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Five Ways to Offer Excellent Customer Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 20, 2020

We are living in unprecedented times as businesses and consumers learn to navigate the challenges of COVID-19. Everyone is adjusting behaviors and learning to work together to get through this trying time. With the right adjustments, your small business can provide excellent customer service that builds trust with your loyal customers during this trying time. …

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Q&A with Jesse Bopp, Vice President, Alpine Bank Wealth Management

Q&A with Jesse Bopp, Vice President, Alpine Bank Wealth Management

May 15, 2020

Q: What do I need to know about designating beneficiaries on my financial and retirement accounts? A: To correctly designate beneficiaries on financial and retirement accounts, consider the following: use the official form provided by the bank or financial institution; name primary and secondary (contingent) beneficiaries; use caution if listing minors (beneficiaries who are not …

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Alpine Voted Best Bank

Alpine Voted Best Bank

May 15, 2020

ColoradoBiz magazine recently announced Alpine Bank is the winner of its Best Bank 2020 award honors, as well as receiving runner up recognition in its Wealth Management and Mortgage award categories for this year in this annual poll. “While current times are testing us all, we deeply appreciate this recognition from our customers to whom …

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TEAM LEADER TIPS

TEAM LEADER TIPS

April 30, 2020

Employees having to work from home for the first time may seem daunting for you as a team leader and your team members as well. Here are some tips for Team Building during these troubling times. Team Building During Social Distancing Making the transition from working in the same building as your team to everyone …

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Happy Anniversary Jody Baehr

Happy Anniversary Jody Baehr

April 3, 2020

22 Years 264 Months 1,056 Weeks 7392 Calendar Days 10,644,480 Minutes Jody Baehr’s career trajectory from teller to assistant vice president is a familiar story within Alpine Bank, where people who shine in customer service, communication and relationships are the core of the organization. Since she started at the bank in 1998, she’s also been …

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Happy Anniversary Kent Wilson

Happy Anniversary Kent Wilson

April 3, 2020

22 Years 264 Months 1,056 Weeks 7392 Calendar Days 10,644,480 Minutes For Kent Wilson, consistency is key. He started his career at Alpine Bank Glenwood Springs as assistant vice president and serves as senior vice president at the same branch today. He specializes in commercial and construction loans. Many of Kent’s loyal clients have become …

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